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Supreme Court Published Opinions - February 2004

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The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

2-2-2004 - Opinions

25781 - Baldwin Construction v. Graham

A proposed amended answer is not immediatly reviewable because it is not a final judgment, nor does it meet the requirements under 14-3-330.

2-2-2004 - Orders

ORDER - In the Matter of Mark Alexander Pearson
Reinstatement to the practice of law pursuant to Rule 32, RLDE.
2-9-2004 - Opinions

25782 - Kiawah Property Owners Group v. Public Service Commission of South Carolina

Issue in this rate case is whether substantial evidence supports the PSC's grant of 3.55% rate increase to Kiawah Island Utility.

25783 - Sloan v. Sanford

This case involves whether Governor Sanford's holding of a commission in the Air Force Reserve is a violation of the South Carolina Constitution.

2-9-2004 - Orders

ORDER - In the Matter of George Turner Perrow
Petitioner is reinstated to the practice of law pursuant to Rule 33, RLDE.
2-23-2004 - Opinions

25784 - In the Matter of Kenneth B. Massey

This opinion imposes a two year suspension on Kenneth B. Massey for providing false or inaccurate information to a tribunal and to disciplinary authorities, and failing to timely respond to a request from disciplinary authorities.

25785 - In the Matter of Jeffrey A. Keenan

The Court, in this opinion, publicly reprimanded Jeffrey A. Keenan for discontinuing the practice of law without protecting his clients and without reconciling and providing records relating to his trust account at the firm where he had been employed.