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Judicial Incompetence and the Consequences of Restraining Order Rulings (Using South Carolina to Illustrate Why the Restraining Order Process is Pernicious)

March 16, 2015

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“Most magistrate judges in both Beaufort County and the state are not lawyers, and the county’s chief magistrate lacks a college degree, state records show. […] “In Beaufort County, four of 11 magistrates are lawyers, according to Terry Leverette of S.C. Court Administration. “Seven of the county’s judges were required to have a four-year college […]

In Perspective: How to Look at Restraining Order Judges Neutrally

March 15, 2015

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It’s hard not to hate judges who issue rulings that may be based on misrepresentations or outright fraud when those rulings (indefinitely) impute criminal behavior or intentions to defendants, may set defendants up for further (or serial) malicious prosecutions by the same false accuser (and possibly land them in jail), and may finally inflict severe privations, […]