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Supreme Court Published Opinions - May 2015

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.

5-6-2015 - Opinions

27520 - Bundy v. Shirley

In this declaratory judgment action, W. H. Bundy, Jr. sought a determination of whether Bobby Brent Shirley established a prescriptive easement over a road on rural property owned by Bundy. The special referee found Shirley was entitled to the easement. The Court of Appeals reversed. Bundy v. Shirley, Op. No. 2013-UP-153 (S.C. Ct. App. filed May 8, 2013). This Court granted Shirley's petition for a writ of certiorari to review the decision of the Court of Appeals. We affirm as modified.

5-13-2015 - Opinions

27521 - In the Matter of Max Singleton

This is a disciplinary opinion in which the Court definitely suspends a lawyer.

27522 - Centennial Casualty v. Western Surety Co.

The Court grants certiorari, dispenses with further briefing, reverses, and remands to the court of appeals.

27523 - In the Matter of Kay Paschal

This is a disciplinary opinion definitely suspending a lawyer from the practice of law.

27524 - In the Matter of Douglas Francis Gay

This is a disciplinary opinion definitely suspending a lawyer.