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Supreme Court Published Opinions - June 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.

6-21-2017 - Opinions

27723 - City of Columbia v. Assa'ad-Faltas

The Court affirms Appellant's simple assault conviction and sentence, finding Appellant's Sixth Amendment right to self-representation was not violated.

6-28-2017 - Opinions

27708 - Clemmons v. Lowe's Home Centers

The Court reverses the court of appeals' opinion in Clemmons v. Lowe's Home Centers, Inc.--Harbison, 412 S.C. 366, 772 S.E.2d 517 (Ct. App. 2015), and holds the Workers' Compensation Commission erred in denying the petitioner permanent total disability.