THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court
The State, Respondent,
Calvin Basil Smith
A/K/A Elwaldo R. James, Petitioner.
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF.
Appeal From York County
Paul E. Short, Jr., Circuit Court Judge
Opinion No. 24963
Heard April 20, 1999 - Filed July 6, 1999
CERTIORARI DISMISSED AS
Deputy Chief Attorney Joseph L. Savitz, III, of South
Carolina Office of Appellate Defense, of Columbia,
Attorney General Charles M. Condon, Deputy
Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant
Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, Assistant
Attorney General G. Robert Deloach, III, all of
Columbia; and Solicitor Thomas E. Pope, of York, for
PER CURIAM: We issued a writ of certiorari to review the
opinion of the Court of Appeals in State v. Smith, 329 S.C. 550, 495 S.E.2d
798 (Ct. App. 1998). After careful consideration of the briefs and arguments,
we have decided that the writ was improvidently granted. Accordingly, the
writ of certiorari is dismissed as improvidently granted.