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Supreme Court Published Opinions - December 2017

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.

12-20-2017 - Opinions

27754 - State v. Cottrell

Finding no reversible error, the Court affirms Appellant's conviction and sentence for the murder of a Myrtle Beach police officer.

27755 - In the Matter of James L. Bell

This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court suspends an attorney for nine months.

27756 - In the Matter of Michael Frank Johnson

This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court disbars an attorney.

27757 - Dorn v. Cohen

In this opinion, the Court affirms the court of appeals' opinion as modified.