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Supreme Court Published Opinions - December 2016

Note: Beginning in June 2012, opinions will be posted as Adobe PDFs. You can download a free copy of Adobe Reader here.

The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

12-7-2016 - Opinions

27686 - In the Matter of John Locklair

This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court disbars a lawyer.

27687 - Kinard v. State

In this opinion, the Court finds the post-conviction relief judge applied the incorrect standard in determining the PCR applicant knowingly and intelligently waived his right to direct appeal, but affirms the issue on appeal.

27688 - In the Matter of David Reuwer

In this opinion, the Court publicly reprimands David Paul Reuwer for violations of various attorney disciplinary rules.

27689 - In the Matter of John Owens

The Court disbars John Kevin Owens retroactively to the date of his interim suspension, Mary 5, 2014.

27690 - State v. Berry