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St. Clair v. Department of Public Safety
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: SCPW-15-0000939

In re Sullivan
Date: February 9, 2016
Docket Number: SCPR-16-0000035

State v. Brown
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000724

State v. McGhee
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0001217

Anastasi v. Fidelity Nat’l Title Ins. Co.
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-30557

Justia Opinion Summary: Lloyd Anastasi loaned $2.4 million to a third party in exchange for a mortgage on a property supposedly owned by that third party. Fidelity Insurance Company insured that the third party had good title, but the warranty...

Estate of Scupholm
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0001050

Star v. State
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000040

State v. Elizares
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0000498

State v. Abordo
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000602

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty of operating a vehicle after license and privilege have been suspended or revoked for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. The intermediate court of appeals (ICA) vacated t...

State v. Shimkus
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000840

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant (OVUII) and taken to the police station. After reading an implied consent form, Defendant elected to take a breath test. Defendant filed...

Trustees of the Estate of Bernice Pauahi Bishop v. Trader
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: SCPW-15-0000347

State v. Cheek-Enriques
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0005232

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was found guilty of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. Petitioner appealed the denial of his motion to suppress the results of a breath alcohol test that he took after he was arrested, a...

State v. Lee
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0005454

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner entered a conditional plea to the charges of habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and of driving while license suspended or revoked. Petitioner subsequently appealed the denial o...

State v. Terasako
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0000606

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was found guilty of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. Petitioner appealed, arguing that the district court erred in admitting his blood alcohol test results into evidence in violation o...

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Collins
Date: January 20, 2016
Docket Number: SCAD-15-0000709

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