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2010-06-01-02

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE:  Amendment to Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement 


ORDER


Pursuant to Article V, § 4 of the South Carolina Constitution, Rules 17(e) of the Rules for Judicial Disciplinary Enforcement (RJDE) contained in Rule 502 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR) is amended as indicated in the attachment to this order.  This amendment shall be effective immediately.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                            J.

s/John W. Kittredge                           J.

s/Kaye G. Hearn                                 J.

Columbia, South Carolina
June 1, 2010


AMENDMENT TO THE RULES FOR JUDICIAL DISCIPLINARY ENFORCEMENT (RJDE)

Rule 17(e), RLDE, is amended to read:

(e) Order to be Public. The order of interim suspension or transfer to incapacity inactive status shall be public.  Unless the Supreme Court determines that it is appropriate to do so, an order transferring a judge to incapacity inactive status shall not disclose the nature of the incapacity.