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State House Daybook: March 27, 2018
This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place.
The House is off this week for spring recess.
Combined meeting schedule:
2:00 p.m., Senate, State House, Senate Chamber, watch
12:30 p.m., Gov. Henry McMaster will speak to the Rotary Club of Easley, West End Hall, Carr Room, 201 S. Fifth Street, Easley, S.C.
Case Title: David M. Repko, Respondent, v. County of Georgetown, Petitioner.
Attorneys: Robert L. Widener, of Columbia and David J. Mills, of Pawleys Island, both of the McNair Law Firm PA, for Petitioner. Stephen L. Goldfinch, Jr., Ryan Patrick Compton and Thomas W. Winslow, all of Goldfinch Winslow, LLC, of Murrells Inlet, for Respondent.
Summary: Respondent, the owner of two undeveloped lots in a subdivision, filed a civil action against Petitioner alleging negligence and gross negligence in Petitioner's handling of a financial guarantee posted by the subdivision's developer. The circuit court granted Petitioner's motion for directed verdict. Respondent appealed, and the court of appeals reversed and remanded. Repko v. Cty. of Georgetown, 416 S.C. 22, 785 S.E.2d 376 (Ct. App. 2016). Petitioner filed a petition for a writ of certiorari, which the Court granted to review the court of appeals' decision.
Case Title: The State, Respondent, v. Timothy Artez Pulley, Appellant.
Attorneys: C. Rauch Wise, of Greenwood, for Appellant. Attorney General Alan M. Wilson and Assistant Attorney General William M. Blitch, Jr., both of Columbia and Solicitor David M. Stumbo, of Greenwood, for Respondent.
Summary: Pursuant to Rule 204(b), SCACR, we certified this appeal to review the circuit court's decision to admit evidence pertaining to appellant's traffic stop. Additionally, the Court considers whether the circuit court erred in failing to require the State to open fully on the law and facts and reply only to arguments of defense counsel. Finally, Appellant asks the Court to consider whether the circuit court erred in charging the jury on constructive possession.
Case Title: Pavilion Development Corp. & Larry McNair, Appellants, v. Nexsen Pruet, LLC, Respondent, v. DC & Sons, LLC, Counterclaim Defendant.
Attorneys: Andrew K. Epting, Jr., Michelle N. Endemann and Jaan G. Rannik, all of Andrew K. Epting, Jr., LLC, of Charleston and George J. Kefalos, of Charleston, for Appellants. Elizabeth Van Doren Gray,Tina Marie Cundari and Benjamin R. Gooding, all of Sowell Gray Robinson Stepp & Laffitte, LLC of Columbia, for Respondent.
Summary: This appeal asks the Court to determine whether the circuit court erred in denying the appellants' motion to amend their complaint.
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