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Supreme Court Published Opinions - August 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.

8-2-2017 - Opinions

27731 - Protestant Episcopal Church v. Episcopal Church

In a divided decision, the trial court's order is reversed as to twenty-nine parishes and affirmed as to the remaining parishes. The trial court's intellectual property ruling is affirmed by a vote of 2-2, with one justice declining to reach the issue.

8-16-2017 - Opinions

27732 - Mose v. State

The Court reverses the PCR court's denial of Mose's application for relief. The Court finds the one-year statute of limitations was equitably tolled and, therefore, Mose's application was timely.

8-23-2017 - Opinions

27733 - In the Matter of James Michael Farrell

In this opinion, the Court disbarred James Michael Farrell based on his convictions on seven counts of money laundering, two counts of attempted tampering with official proceedings, and one count of attempted witness tampering.

8-30-2017 - Opinions

27734 - In the Matter of William Ashley Jordan

This is a disciplinary opinion disbarring a lawyer.

27735 - In the Matter of Robert Clenten Campbell

The Court suspends Robert Clenten Campbell for three years, orders him to pay restitution and the costs of the proceedings, and orders him to complete ethics training.