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2007-MO-073 - Burton v. State

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court


Edward Burton, Petitioner,

v.

State of South Carolina, Respondent.


ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI


Appeal From Abbeville County
 James E. Lockemy, Circuit Court Judge


Memorandum Opinion No. 2007-MO-073
Submitted December 6, 2007 – Filed December 17, 2007  


DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED


Assistant Appellate Defender Aileen P. Clare, of South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense, Division of Appellate Defense, of Columbia, for Petitioner.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, and Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, all of Columbia, for Respondent.


PER CURIAM: We granted certiorari to review the post-conviction relief court’s denial of relief to petitioner.  We now dismiss the writ as improvidently granted.

DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED.

TOAL, C.J., MOORE, WALLER, PLEICONES and BEATTY, JJ., concur.