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Supreme Court Published Opinions - September 2014

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.

9-3-2014 - Opinions

27441 - In the Matter of Mark Andrew Peper

This is an opinion in which the Court publicly reprimands a lawyer.

27442 - Levy v. Carolinian, LLC

In this direct appeal, the Court reverses, holding Carolinian, LLC, may not invoke certain provisions of its operating agreement to force a sale of the Levys' distributional interest after the foreclosure sale.

27443 - In the Matter of Gilbert Gonzalez

On certiorari, Gonzalez contends the Court of Appeals erred in affirming his SVP status because the State inappropriately asserted during closing argument that the jury could draw an adverse inference from the absence of a psychiatrist Gonzalez retained to perform an independent evaluation.

27444 - In the Matter of Vincent Neal Way

This Court granted cross petitions for a writ of certiorari filed by Way and the State. As to Way's appeal, we affirm as modified, and we dismiss the State's petition for a writ of certiorari as improvidently granted.

9-10-2014 - Opinions

27445 - State v. Adams

The Court reverses the court of appeals' finding that the exclusionary rule does not apply to the Fourth Amendment violation in this case.