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  1. Judge considers nuclear fuel dispute between SC, Energy DeptRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    It's now up to a federal judge to decide if South Carolina's lawsuit against the federal government over an unfinished plutonium processing project should be dismissed, or if the state's pursuit of millions of dollars in fees should move forward. During a hearing in federal court in Columbia, attorney Randy Lowell said that the law is clear that the government owes South Carolina millions of dollars in fees and also must remove plutonium from the state because the processing plant wasn't operational on time.

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  2. Attorney forced to return $40K to estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A Columbia lawyer who found himself caught between beneficiaries with conflicting wishes after being appointed to represent a woman's estate now has to return more than $40,000 in compensation he took for his work. Not only that, but Edward Sullivan also has to pay from his own pocket attorney's fees and other legal costs he incurred ... You may have reached this page due to new security upgrades that have been implemented regarding multiple user logins.

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  3. Headed to Myrtle Beach? Slow down in Turbeville - " for nowRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Clarendon County town of Turbeville for its practice of charging speeders under an ordinance that allows the town to keep the fines rather than the state. The State newspaper in Columbia reports the lawsuit filed by three law firms seeks nullification of Turbeville's town safety ordinance.

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  4. Bjorn certified as Democrat 2nd District winner by 45 votesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Arik Bjorn has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary in South Carolina's 2nd Congressional race by 45 votes out of more than 19,000 cast. Tuesday's unofficial count had Bjorn bearing Phil Black by 49 votes.

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  5. Lawsuits may offer fodder for Trump, Clinton attack adsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both trying to prevent the public release of videos that are critical to legal cases involving the candidates. Trump's lawyers are intensifying efforts to stop the release of video of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee testifying under oath in a fraud lawsuit about the now-defunct Trump University.

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  6. Lawyers on the MoveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Three attorneys have joined Turner Padget Graham & Laney. In the firm's Columbia office, Jennifer N. Stone is now of counsel and Richard A. Jones III is an associate.

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  7. SC senators send Georgia gun reciprocity bill to governorRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A bill aimed at making it easier for South Carolinians with concealed weapon permits to travel back and forth to Georgia received final approval Wednesday after senators ended a filibuster. The Senate's 35-3 vote came after Sen. Marlon Kimpson agreed to pull roughly 80 amendments he had proposed to block the bill, which passed the House in April 2015.

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  8. Lawyers in the NewsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Tina Cundari , an attorney with Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte of Columbia, has been named 2016 Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year by the South Carolina Bar, recognizing her commitment to volunteering her services to help the poor and disadvantaged. Turner Padget Graham & Laney shareholder Lanneau Wm.

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  9. Witherspoon installed as SCBA presidentRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The South Carolina Bar Association has a new president. Columbia attorney William Witherspoon was installed as the SCBA's 2016-2017 president on May 19 during the bar's House of Delegates meeting at its conference center in Columbia, with state Supreme Court Chief Justice Costa Pleicones administering the oath of office.

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  10. Columbia attorney reinstatedRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Attorney: Edwin Donald Givens Location: Columbia Bar membership: Member since 1994 Disciplinary action: Reinstated to the practice of law on May 18. Background: Givens, the former attorney and chief of staff for South Carolina State University, pleaded guilty in federal court to misprision of a felony on May 13, ... You may have reached this page due to new security upgrades that have been implemented regarding multiple user logins. For security reasons, only one user is able to be signed in to an account per session.

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  11. Former Chief Justice Finney found after brief disappearanceRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Deputies say 85-year-old former South Carolina Chief Justice Ernest Finney was found safe after being missing for a little over an hour late last week. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said in a news release that Finney drove off from his home northeast of Columbia around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

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  12. Lawsuit: Bar overserved motorcyclist, led to frienda s deathRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A Columbia bar has been accused of serving so much alcohol to one of its underage patrons that he became extremely intoxicated and crashed his motorcycle, killing a 19-year-old woman who was riding with him. The State of Columbia reported Saturday that the father of crash victim Caitlin Clark has filed a lawsuit against the Tin Roof bar.

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  13. More data to crunchRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    In a recent Sidebar, Columbia appellate lawyer Elizabeth Franklin-Best was quoted as saying, "There should not be a repeat of what happened at the last hearing." As it turns out, she was wrong.

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  14. South Carolina police investigate officer shooting of driverRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    The State Law Enforcement Division in South Carolina is investigating the shooting of a black suspect by a white police officer in a Columbia suburb. SLED spokesman Thom Berry says a Forest Acres police officer called to investigate a noise complaint found a male in a vehicle.

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  15. Federal prosecutor being sworn in to lead SC Bar AssociationRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    William Witherspoon will be sworn in Thursday as the group's president during the Bar's House of Delegates meeting in Columbia. South Carolina Chief Justice Costa Pleicones will administer the oath, and Witherspoon will address the House on initiatives for the coming year.

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  16. Lawyers on the MoveRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Ryan Judd and Robert Kneece have joined Turner Padget Graham & Laney as associates. Judd works on the firm's business transactions team in Columbia.

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  17. Man sentenced for robbing banks in upstate NY, S. CarolinaRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A 50-year-old New York man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for robbing two upstate banks and a third in South Carolina. The U.S. attorney's office in Albany says Calvin Stephon Moore of Utica was sentenced Monday in federal court for robberies committed in late 2014.

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  18. Columbia nursing home settles negligence case for $250,000Read the original story

    May 9, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A state-run nursing home in Columbia has agreed to pay the family of Lonnie Martin $250,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that medical officials were negligent in their treatment of the former resident, ultimately resulting in Martin's death. Martin, 87, moved into C.M. Tucker Nursing Care Center after he suffered a debilitating stroke.

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  19. Past president of US Bar Association speaks at USCRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Hubbard, who served as the president of the American Bar Association in 2014 and 2015, speaks Friday at the 3 p.m. ceremony in the Colonial Life Arena. He is a partner at the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Columbia.

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  20. Haley highlights efforts to help former prisoners find jobsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    Gov. Nikki Haley told prisoners Monday a better life beyond the barbed-wire fencing starts with a legal job, and it's her job to help them find one. "Every one of you deserves better.

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