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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 […]