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Winkler v. South Carolina  
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 27685

Justia Opinion Summary: Louis Winkler, Jr. was convicted of murder for the shooting death of his estranged wife. He received the death sentence. He applied for post-conviction relief (PCR), arguing he received ineffective assistance of counsel...

In the Matter of Kenneth E. Johns
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27677
In the Matter of David L. Savage
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27678
In the Matter of Abigail Scudder Duffy
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27679
In the Matter of Joseph Raymond Neal
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27680
In the Matter of Amy M. Parker
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27681
In the Matter of Robert T. Thompson
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27682
In the Matter of Margaret D. Fabri
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27683
Ex parte So. Carolina Dept. of Disabilities & Spec. Needs v. Linkhorn  
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 27684

Justia Opinion Summary: Rocky Linkhorn was arrested and charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor in the First Degree, Lewd Act on a Minor, and Disseminating Obscene Material to a Minor. After finding Linkhorn was incompetent to stand t...

Hayes v. State
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 27676
Simmons v. Berkeley Electric Cooperative, Inc.  
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 27674

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, petitioner Roosevelt Simmons acquired title to two parcels of land, "Tract 498" and "Tract 135." Both parcels were undeveloped, wooded, and located along Kitford Road on Johns Island. The parcels were separated...

State v. Witherspoon
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 27675
MO-031 - Tyler v. State
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 2016
Davaut v. Univ. of So. Carolina  
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 27673

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Nathalie Davaut appealed the denial of her claim for workers' compensation benefits for injuries she sustained attempting to leave her workplace. To reach her car, which was in a university lot provided for fa...

MO-030 - Trexler v. The Associated Press
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 2016
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