I recently moved the South Carolina Court of Appeals to dismiss an appeal from an order that set aside a consent judgment. I had a case from the Court dead on point, so I foresaw clear sailing. Opposing counsel then twisted my plot. Continue reading “The Appealability of SC Orders: A Case of Statutory Construction”
Last Wednesday, the South Carolina Supreme Court agreed with me that an insurance company cannot contractually eliminate a resident relative’s ability to stack underinsurance motorist coverage from other companies. Continue reading “In SC, Stare Decisis Wins the Day”
Posts over the past several weeks have annotated with South Carolina law the canons of textual construction that Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner identified in their book, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts.
These annotations are now gathered together and hyperlinked — Statutory Construction Cases. You may also view them after the jump — Continue reading “South Carolina Statutory Construction Cases”