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2008-MO-013 - Morris v. State
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.  IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court


Anthony Lamont Morris, Petitioner,

v.

State of South Carolina, Respondent.


Appeal from Greenville County
Edward W. Miller, Circuit Court Judge


ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI


Memorandum Opinion No. 2008-MO-013
Submitted January 23, 2008 – Filed March 10, 2008  


AFFIRMED


Joenathan S. Chaplin, of Columbia, for petitioner.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General Karen C. Ratigan, of Columbia, for respondent.


PER CURIAM:  Affirmed pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR,  and the following authority:  Harden v. State, 360 S.C. 405, 602 S.E.2d 48 (2004) (petitioner bears the burden of proving both attorney error and prejudice); Bruno v. State, 347 S.C. 446, 556 S.E.2d 393 (2001) (upholding denial of relief where finding of no prejudice is supported by the record).

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