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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.1-1-2001 - Opinions
This is a direct criminal appeal in a death penalty case.25227 - Brown v. State
This is a post-conviction relief case which involves the issue of subject matter jurisdiction.25228 - Pruitt v. S.C. Medical Malpractice Liability Joint Underwriting Assoc.
This civil case discusses the enforceability of a structured settlement agreement.25229 - Rogers v. Rogers
This domestic case addresses issues regarding an increase in child support.1-16-2001 - Opinions
This DUI case addresses issues regarding circumstantial evidence jury charges.25231 - Charleston County Parents for Public Schools, Inc. v. Moseley
This case in the Court's original jurisdiction addresses whether a school board has authority to impose a certain tax levy in order to operate the public school system in Charleston County.25232 - In the Matter of Eugene Charles Fulton, Jr.
Attorney Disciplinary matter involving non payment of physician's court appearance fee and failure to respond to Disciplinary Counsel inquiry.25233 - In the Matter of Larry F. Grant
Opinion publicly reprimanding attorney.25234 - In the Matter of Ronald Lawrence Nester, Sr.
Attorney disciplinary matter in which respondent admitted misconduct and consented to a public reprimand.25235 - In the Matter of L. Michael Allsep
Attorney disciplinary matter in which respondent admitted misconduct and consented to a definite suspension from the practice of law for sixty (60) days.25236 - Boan v. Blackwell
Loss of enjoyment of life' and 'pain and suffering' are separately compensable elements of damages.25237 - Anderson v. Baptist Medical Center and Palmetto Hospital Trust Fund
This Workers' Compensation case involves aggravation of a pre-existing psychological condition and calculation of average weekly wage.1-22-2001 - Opinions
This civil case discusses application of the Federal Arbitration Act in the context of a consumer loan transaction.1-24-2001 - Opinions
This case concerns the assignment of territory between electric suppliers.25242 - State v. Jones
Death penalty conviction reversed because of four errors in the guilt phase.25243 - State v. Gay
This is a criminal appeal from a murder conviction which involves issues of third party guilt, the admissibility of a photograph, and whether a life sentence was mandatory.1-29-2001 - Opinions
This is a disciplinary case involving criminal misconduct.25240 - State v. Lollis
This case concerns whether a trial judge should have granted a directed verdict in an arson case.25244 - Kiriakides v. Atlas Food Systems & Services, Inc.
Judicial dissolutionof a closely held family corporation; primary issue is what constitutes oppressive conduct.