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South Carolina Child Protection

Core Foundation Cases
SC Dept. of Soc. Serv. v. Wilson, 543 S.E.2d 580 (S.C. Ct. App. 2001) 344 S.C. 332

Important Cases
Loe #1 v. Mother, Father, and Berkeley County Dept. of Soc. Serv., 675 S.E.2d 807 (S.C. Ct. App. 2009) 382 S.C. 457

SC Dept. of Soc. Serv. v. A.H., L.K., T.M., and D.M., 685 S.E.2d 835 (S.C. Ct. App. 2009) 386 S.C. 58

Michael P. and Lisa P. v. Greenville County Dept. of Soc. Serv., 684 S.E.2d 211 (S.C. Ct. App. 2009) 385 S.C. 407

SC Dept. of Soc. Serv. v. Scott K. and Nedra K., 668 S.E.2d 425 (S.C. Ct. app. 2008) 380 S.C. 140

Charleston County Dept. of Soc. Serv. v. Jackson, 627 S.E.2d 765 (S.C. Ct. App. 2006) 368 S.C. 87

SC Dept. of Soc. Serv. v. Headden, 582 S.E.2d 419 (S.C. 2003) 354 S.C. 602

South Carolina Juvenile Justice

Core Foundation Cases
State v. Sparkman, 339 S.E. 2d 865 (S.C. 1986) 368 S.C. 87
Ex Parte Columbia Newspapers, Inc., 333 S.E.2d 337 (S.C. 1985) 286 S.C. 116
In Interest of Christopher W., 329 S.E.2d 769 (S.C. 1985) 285 S.C. 329
State v. McCoy, 328 S.E.2d 620 (S.C. 1985) 285 S.C. 115
In the Matter of Skinner, 249 S.E.2d 746 (S.C. 1978) 272 S.C. 135
In re Williams, 217 S.E.2d 719 (S.C. 1975) 265 S.C. 295

South Carolina Criminal

Core Foundation Cases
State v. Wallace, 683 S.E.2d 275 (S.C. 2009) 384 S.C. 428
State v. McKnight, 661 S.E.2d 354 (S.C. 2008) 378 S.C. 33
In re Ronnie A., 585 S.E.2d 311 (S.C. 2003) 355 S.C. 407
Hendrix v. Taylor, 579 S.E.2d 320 (S.C. 2003) 353 S.C. 542
State v. Council, 515 S.E.2d 508 (S.C. 1999) 335 S.C. 1
Whitner v. State, 492 S.E.2d 777 (S.C. 1997) 328 S.C. 1
State v. Schumpert, 435 S.E.2d 859 (S.C. 1993) 312 S.C. 502
Beaufort County Dept. of Soc. Serv. v. Strahan, 426 S.E.2d 331 (S.C. Ct. App. 1992) 310 S.C. 553
State v. Lyle, 118 S.E. 803 (S.C. 1923) 125 S.C. 406

Important Cases
Watson v. Ford Motor Company, 389 S.C. 434, (S.C. 2010) 699 S.E.2d 169
Smith v. State, 689 S.E.2d 629 (S.C. 2010) 386 S.C. 562
In re Chandler, 676 S.E.2d 676 (S.C. 2009) 382 S.C. 250
State v. Bryant, 675 S.E.2d 816 (S.C. Ct. App. 2009) 382 S.C. 505
State v. Douglas, 671 S.E.2d 606 (S.C. 2009) 380 S.C. 499
State v. Edwards, 644 S.E.2d 66 (S.C. Ct. App. 2007) 373 S.C. 230, affirmed as modified, 678 S.E.2d 405 (S.C. 2009) 373 S.C. 230
State v. Fonseca, 681 S.E.2d 1 (S.C. Ct. App. 2009) 383 S.C. 640
State v. Holder, 676 S.E.2d 690 (S.C. 2009) 382 S.C. 278
State v. Russell, 679 S.E.2d 542 (S.C. Ct. App. 2009) 383 S.C. 447
State v. Gaines, 667 S.E.2d 728 (S.C. 2008) 380 S.C. 23
State v. Kirton, 671 S.E.2d 107 (S.C. Ct. App. 2008) 381 S.C. 7
South Carolina DSS v. Lisa C. et al., 669 S.E.2d 647 (S.C. Ct. App. 2008) 380 S.C. 406
State v. Houey, 651 S.E.2d 314 (S.C. 2007) 375 S.C. 106
In re Beaver, 642 S.E.2d 578 (S.C. 2007) 372 S.C. 272
In re Brown, 643 S.E.2d 118 (S.C. Ct. App. 2007) 372 S.C. 611
State v. Ladner, 644 S.E.2d 684 (S.C. 2007) 373 S.C. 103
State v. Northcutt, 641 S.E.2d 873 (S.C. 2007) 372 S.C. 207
State v. Richardson, 595 S.E.2d 858 (S.C. Ct. App. 2004) 358 S.C. 586
State v. Tufts, 585 S.E.2d 523 (S.C. Ct. App. 2003) 355 S.C. 493
In re Allen, 568 S.E.2d 354 (S.C. 2002) 351 S.C. 153
In re Luckabaugh, 568 S.E.2d 338, 347 n.8 (S.C. 2002) 351 S.C. 122
State v. Walls, 558 S.E.2d 524 (S.C. 2002) 348 S.C. 26
State v. Warren, 534 S.E.2d 687 (S.C. 2000) 341 S.C. 349
State v. Council, 515 S.E.2d 508 (S.C. 1999) 335 S.C. 1
State v. Johnson, 512 S.E.2d 795 (S.C. 1999) 334 S.C. 78
State v. Nelson, 501 S.E.2d 716 (S.C. 1998) 331 S.C. 1
State v. Lopez, 412 S.E.2d 390, 393 (S.C. 1991) 306 S.C. 362
State v. Hale, 326 S.E.2d 418 (S.C. Ct. App. 1985) 284 S.C. 348
State v. Richey, 70 S.E. 729 (S.C. 1911) 88 S.C. 239
State v. Kromah, 737 S.E.2d 490, 401 S.C. 340 (S.C. 2013)
State v. Jennings, 716 S.E.2d 91, 394 S.C. 473 (S.C. 2011)

US Supreme Court Child Protection

 

US Supreme Court Juvenile Justice

Core Foundation Cases
Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551 (2005) 125 S.Ct. 1183
TLO v. New Jersey, 469 U.S. 325 (1995) 105 S.Ct. 733
Schall v. Martin, 467 U.S. 253 (1984) 104 S.Ct. 2403
Breed v. Jones, 421 U.S. 519 (1975) 95 S.Ct. 1779
McKeiver v. Pennsylvania, 403 U.S. 528 (1971) 91 S.Ct. 1976
In re Winship, 397 U.S. 358 (1970) 90 S.Ct. 1068
In re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967) 87 S.Ct. 1428
Kent v. United States, 383 U.S. 541 (1966) 86 S.Ct. 1045

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