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Evidence of Suicide Attempt Admissible as Probative of Guilt

In a case of first impression in South Carolina, the S.C. Court of Appeals ruled that evidence of a suicide attempt was admissible as evidence of the Defendant’s guilt. The case was State v. Juan Orozco, which is found online … Continue reading

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Off the edge “humor” is not defamation of a New York teen

This arose from my posting the following on my Twitter (MaxLaw843) account: “Whether Facebook posts were poor attempts at humor or something else, it was NOT a $6M defamation: http://bit.ly/d17Ix6.” An old high school friend posted back: Well, what is … Continue reading

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A quick primer on the offer of Underinsured Motorist’s Coverage in South Carolina

For a quick primer on the offer of Underinsured Motorist’s Coverage in South Carolina, just take a look at this unpublished opinion (and thus with no precedential value) from the S.C. Court of Appeals: Nolan v. Progressive Northern Insurance Company … Continue reading

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E-mail purloining in a South Carolina case of Jennings v. Jennings

Basically, Mr. Jennings and his wife split after he admits that he has fallen in love with another woman. Wife’s daughter in law, who previously worked for Mr. Jennings, cracks into (my words, not the court’s) his office Yahoo! account. … Continue reading

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Sanctions

Sanctions, discovery, and violations of a judge’s Order. Continue reading

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Hello legal blogging world!

After being an attorney for 26 years, and a geek for about half of that time, what made me think that I needed or wanted to be a blogger….that my thoughts would be new or interesting to any who are … Continue reading

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