By: Emma Cummings*
On January 30, 2018 Judge Dennis W. Shedd stepped down from his 15 years of service as an active judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and assumed senior status. Judge Shedd, along with Judge Paul V. Niemeyer and Judge William B. Traxler, Jr. of the Fourth Circuit, heard oral arguments on January 30 at the University of South Carolina School of Law. After oral arguments, Judge Shedd was presented with the Order of the Palmetto Award by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. . . .