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10-12-2016 - Opinions
We granted certiorari to review an order of the Court of Appeals dismissing Petitioner Thomas Hilton's appeal of an admittedly interlocutory order of the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission's Appellate Panel. Since we conclude that the order cannot stand, we vacate the Court of Appeals' order and remand the matter to the Commission.
Petitioner Alex Hunsberger appealed his conviction arguing that his motion for a speedy trial was wrongly denied. The Court of Appeals affirmed. We granted his petition for a writ of certiorari to review the Court of Appeals' decision and reverse.10-19-2016 - Opinions
The Court finds the post-conviction relief court's order was controlled by an error of law and reverses.10-26-2016 - Opinions
The Court reverses the Workers' Compensation Commission's denial of benefits and adopts the "divided premises" rule.