United States Supreme Court finds order granting adopting lesbian mother visitation is entitled to full faith and credit

March 7, 2016

On March 7, 2016, in the case of V. L. v. E. L., ET AL., the United States Supreme Court, in an unsigned Per Curiam

A little more perfect union

June 27, 2015

It seems fitting that I was at the TD Arena with my family awaiting President Obama’s eulogy for Clementa Pinckney when the United States Supreme

South Carolina likely to be compelled to allow same sex marriage

October 6, 2014

Today the United States Supreme Court decided to let stand a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision finding Virginia’s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional.

United States Supreme Court on the left side of history in two rulings on gay marriage

June 27, 2013

To the surprise of no one who has been paying attention, the June 26, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions in the cases of United

United States Supreme Court reverses on South Carolina Indian Adoption case

June 25, 2013

In a highly anticipated case that generated much local notoriety, and in which some of my friends and colleagues participated, the United States Supreme Court

United States Supreme Court finds that indigent defendant is not entitled to appointed counsel for child support civil contempt proceeding but still vacates South Carolina Supreme Court judgment of civil contempt

June 20, 2011

The June 20, 2011 United States Supreme Court opinion in Turner v. Rogers, 131 S.Ct. 2507 (2011), will radically alter the way the South Carolina Family Court