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24938 - Davis v. SCDPS

Shearouse Adv. Sh. No. 14
S.E. 2d

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

In The Supreme Court



Jackie Franklin Davis, Respondent,

v.

South Carolina

Department of Public

Safety,

Petitioner.



ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF

APPEALS



Appeal From Laurens County

Thomas L. Hughston, Jr., Circuit Court Judge



Opinion No. 24938

Heard March 16, 1999 - Filed April 19, 1999



REVERSED





Senior Assistant General Counsel Patrick M. Teague

and General Counsel Frank L. Valenta, Jr., both of

South Carolina Department of Public Safety, of

Columbia, for petitioner.



William H. Nicholson, III of Nicholson & Anderson,

of Greenwood, for respondent.



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DAVIS v. SCDPS





PER CURIAM: We granted certiorari to review the Court of Appeals

opinion in Davis v. South Carolina Department of Public Safety, 328 S.C.

578, 493 S.E.2d 871 (Ct. App. 1997). Pursuant to Thompson v. South

Carolina Department of Public Safety, Op. No. 24937 (S.C. Supreme Court

filed April 19, 1999), we now reverse.



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