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The South Carolina Judicial Department announced the publication of advisory opinions by the Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct.  Check out the list below, captured from the Court’s website.

These advisory opinions have been issued by the Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct. Rule 503(D), SCACR, provides the following regarding these opinions: “All opinions shall be advisory in nature only. No opinion shall bind the Commission on Judicial Conduct in any proceeding properly before that body. However, in the discretion of the Commission on Judicial Conduct, an opinion of the Committee may be considered as evidence of a good faith effort to comply with the Code of Judicial Conduct.”

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01-2017 Propriety of a magistrate judge serving in the same county where judge’s spouse is a highway patrol officer.

02-2017 Propriety of the Magistrate’s Court placing artwork for sale in the courthouse and also posting advertisements for local restaurants or other vendors.

03-2017 The date on which probate judge can solicit and receive campaign contributions and public support.

04-2017 Propriety of a full-time magistrate, who is also a certified paramedic working part-time for a non-emergency service.

05-2017 Propriety of a full-time magistrate’s participation in a fund-raiser for a non-profit organization for which the judge’s spouse is executive director.

06-2017 Propriety of a full-time magistrate judge serving on the Board of Directors of a non-profit organization on aging.

07-2017 Propriety of a full-time magistrate judge forming a limited liability company with a state senator for real estate investment purposes.

08-2017 Propriety of a part-time magistrate continuing to represent criminal defendants in various courts.

 

About Lisa Smith-Butler

Lisa is the Associate Dean for Information Services at the Charleston School of Law, Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research & Children & the Law.
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