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Supreme Court Published Opinions - January 2012

Note: Beginning in June 2012, opinions will be posted as Adobe PDFs. You can download a free copy of Adobe Reader here.

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.

1-3-2012 - Opinions

27085 - Grimsley v. SLED

The Court reversed and remanded the trial court's grant of summary judgment.

1-9-2012 - Orders

ORDER - In the Matter of Kay F. Paschal
This is an order placing a lawyer on interim suspension.
1-17-2012 - Opinions

27086 - Graham Law Firm v. Makawi

The Court determined that appellant had not received an adequate opportunity before default judgment was set aside to engage in discovery and cross-examine adverse witnesses on the issue of whether service of process was effective.

27087 - In the Matter of Ivan James Toney

In this disciplinary matter, the Court definitely suspended Respondent Ivan James Toney.

1-17-2012 - Orders

ORDER - In the Matter of Richard M. Lovelace, Jr.
ORDER - In the Matter of Jeffery Glenn Smith
ORDER - In the Matter of Douglas Francis Gay