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Arbitration pact is enforceable (access required)


Fired automotive service manager Daniel Patterson thought the phrase “not a contract of employment” provided him with a way out of an arbitration agreement he allegedly signed with a former employer he accused of wrongful termination. But a federal judge ...

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No sandbagging allowed (access required)

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The truth is out there — but circuit judges can no longer tell jurors to search or seek it, according to the South Carolina Supreme Court’s decision in a case involving a convicted murderer serving life in prison. Judge’s were ...

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No contract…no breach (access required)


Until recently, it was an unsettled issue in South Carolina whether language used in a job description created an employment contract. Thanks to a Dec. 15 ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, we now ...

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