Lucas v. State

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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Supreme Court

James Michael Lucas, Petitioner,

v.

State of South Carolina, Respondent.

ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Appeal from Lexington County
R. Markley Dennis, Trial Judge
 Diane Schafer Goodstein, Post-Conviction Judge

Memorandum Opinion No. 2011-MO-034
Submitted December 1, 2011 Filed December 5, 2011  

DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED

Appellate Defender  Susan  Barber Hackett, of South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense, of Columbia, for Petitioner.

Attorney General Alan Wilson, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Salley W. Elliott, and Assistant Attorney General Kaelon E. May, of Columbia, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:  We granted a writ of certiorari to review the denial of Petitioner's application for post-conviction relief (PCR).  We now dismiss the writ as improvidently granted.

DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED.

TOAL, C.J., PLEICONES, BEATTY, KITTREDGE and HEARN, JJ., concur.