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Dual Experts in Child Sex Abuse Cases: The SC Supreme Court Declines Opp to Create New Rule, State v. Makins, South Carolina Supreme Court, Op. No. 28039 (filed 6/23/21).
July 18, 2021
Lifetime Sexual Offender Registration without Judicial Review Violates Due Process. Powell v. Keel, Appellate Case No. 2019-001063 (S.C. Supreme Court, filed 6/921).
June 19, 2021
Important Case on Jury Instructions for Constructive Possession of Illicit Drugs, State v. Terrance Edward Stewart, S.C. Supreme Court, filed May 19, 2021.
May 25, 2021
State v. Daniel Hamrick, Op. No. 27886 (South Carolina Supreme Court, filed May 15, 2019) Just Because A Law Enforcement Officer Says He’s a Qualified Expert Doesn’t Make It So.
June 14, 2019
State v. Brown, South Carolina Supreme Court, Filed June 13, 2018: No Search Warrant Necessary for an Abandoned Cell Phone
July 30, 2018
State v. Greene, SC Supreme Court, Filed May 23, 2018: Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction Reversed but Homicide by Child Abuse Conviction Affirmed
May 31, 2018
Garren v. South Carolina, SC Supreme Court, filed 4/25/18: PCR Reversal of Grant of Relief When Lower Court Record Didn’t Support Judge Findings.
May 7, 2018
Yancey Thompson v. State, S.C. Supreme Court, filed 3/21/18: South Carolina Supreme Court Continues to Monitor PCR Cases Closely
March 28, 2018
Stephen Smalls v. State of South Carolina, filed 2/7/18: South Carolina Supreme Court Reverses Conviction Finding that COA Did Not Properly Assess State’s Evidence of Guilt. Also, Court Clarifies It Reviews PCR Legal Conclusion De Novo.
February 8, 2018