City of Columbia v. Assa'ad-Faltas
Date: June 21, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant's unrelenting inappropriate conduct in the South Carolina courts necessitated that certain restrictions be placed upon Appellant's pro se access to the courts to curb her abuse of the judicial process. In a dir...
South Carolina v. Blackwell
Date: May 31, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: A jury convicted Ricky Lee Blackwell of kidnapping and killing eight-year-old Heather Brooke Center ("Brooke"), the daughter of his ex-wife's boyfriend, and recommended a sentence of death. After twenty-six years of marr...
Donze v. General Motors
Date: May 17, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: Comparative negligence does not apply in crashworthiness cases, and that South Carolina's public policy does not bar a plaintiff, allegedly intoxicated at the time of the accident, from bringing a crashworthiness claim a...
Fullbright v. Spinnaker Resorts
Date: May 17, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: The South Carolina Supreme Court answered two certified questions of South Carolina law, posed by the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. These questions arose from two sets of litigation (“Fullbright...
Rosarte v. USC
Date: May 11, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: The University of South Carolina and the university's booster club, known as the Gamecock Club (Petitioners), and several Gamecock Club members (Respondents) fought over parking spaces. As part of the bargain Respondents...
In the Interest of Justin B.
Date: May 3, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: Justin B. was found delinquent for committing criminal sexual conduct with a minor in the first degree. The family court imposed the mandatory, statutory requirement that he register as a sex offender and wear an electro...
Machin v. Carus Corporation
Date: April 26, 2017
Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Carus Corp. (Carus) was an international company that developed and sold chemical products for municipal and industrial applications. Defendant's products included a chemical called Totalox, which essentially,...