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26746 - State v. Tucker

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court


The State, Respondent,

v.

Lawrence Tucker, Petitioner.


ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF APPEALS


Appeal From Calhoun County
James C. Williams, Jr., Circuit Court Judge


Opinion No.  26746
Heard November 30, 2009 - Filed December 7, 2009 


DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED


Appellate Defender Kathrine H. Hudgins, of South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense, of Columbia, for Petitioner.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, Senior Assistant Attorney General Norman Mark Rapoport, Assistant Attorney General Mark R. Farthing, all of Columbia, and Solicitor David M. Pascoe, Jr., of Summerville, for Respondent.


PER CURIAM:  This Court granted Lawrence Tucker’s petition for a writ of certiorari to review the decision of the Court of Appeals in State v. Tucker, 376 S.C. 412, 656 S.E.2d 403 (Ct. App. 2008), in which the Court of Appeals affirmed Tucker’s plea of guilty involving an alleged violation of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers Act (IAD).  After careful consideration of the Appendix and briefs, the writ of certiorari is

DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED.

TOAL, C.J., WALLER, PLEICONES, BEATTY, JJ., and Acting Justice James E. Moore, concur.