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Civil Rights — Medical Resident – Termination from Program – Constitutional – Equal Protection – Due Process – Student or Employee (access required)

Irani v. Palmetto Health (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-119-15, 25 pp.) (Cameron McGowan Currie, S.J.) 3:14-cv-03577; D.S.C. Holding: The plaintiff-medical resident, who is of Indian/Zoroastrian heritage, alleges not only that defendant Koon repeatedly singled plaintiff out in group discussions and magnified ...

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Civil Practice — Qui Tam Action – Government’s Non-Intervention – Settlement Veto – Method of Proof – Statistical Sampling – Tort/Negligence – Health Care Fraud (access required)

United States ex rel. Michaels v. Agape Senior Community, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-123-15, 19 pp.) (Joseph Anderson Jr., J.) 0:12-cv-03466; D.S.C. Holding: Although the United States has declined to intervene in this qui tam action, it may still veto ...

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Criminal Practice — Constitutional – Right to Self-Representation – New Trial – Request for Counsel (access required)

State v. Barnes (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-072-15, 7 pp.) (Costa Pleicones, J.) (John Kittredge, J., concurring in the result only without separate opinion) (Jean Hoefer Toal, C.J., dissenting) On writ of certiorari to Edgefield County Circuit Court (Diane Goodstein, J.) ...

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