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2007-01-22-01 The Supreme Court of South Carolina

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

Re: Mandatory Criminal Domestic Violence Training


ORDER


Pursuant to South Carolina Code of Laws, Section 16 25 100, magistrates and municipal court judges shall receive continuing legal education on issues concerning domestic violence. The frequency and content of the continuing legal education is to be determined by South Carolina Court Administration at the direction of the Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court. In order to fulfill this requirement, each magistrate or municipal court judge shall attend at least one seminar approved by South Carolina Court Administration during the calendar year 2007. Attached and incorporated by reference is a list of approved seminars for both magistrate and municipal court judges. Additional seminars may also be approved throughout the year.

THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, during the calendar year 2007, all magistrate and municipal court judges must attend at least one domestic violence seminar approved by South Carolina Court Administration. A list of dates and locations for seminars already approved is attached and made a part of this order. Any individual who serves as both a magistrate and municipal court judge shall only be required to attend one seminar.

This order is effective immediately and remains in effect unless amended or revoked by further order of the Chief Justice.

  s/Jean Hoefer Toal
Jean Hoefer Toal
Chief Justice

January 22, 2007
Columbia, South Carolina


Approved Seminars for Domestic Violence Training
For Magistrate and Municipal Court Judges
2007 Calendar Year

Magistrates and Municipal Court Judges

January 30, 2007 SC Commission on Prosecution Coordination Edgefield, SC
February 15, 2007 Annual Staff/Judges Seminar Myrtle Beach, SC
March 8, 2007 STOP Training, Attorney General’s Office Columbia, SC
March 15, 2007 RDV Training, Attorney General’s Office Marion County
March 28, 2007 Magistrate and Municipal Court Judges
Orientation School (New Judges Only)
Criminal Justice Academy
April 5, 2007 STOP Training, Attorney General’s Office York County
May 17, 2007 RDV Training, Attorney General’s Office Dillon County
May 24, 2007 STOP Training, Attorney General’s Office Bluffton, SC
June 21, 2007 RDV Training, Attorney General’s Office Florence County
July 19, 2007 STOP Training, Attorney General’s Office Orangeburg, SC
August 1, 2007
(Date Tentative)
Magistrate and Municipal Court Judges
Orientation School (New Judges Only)
Criminal Justice
Academy
August 23, 2007 STOP Training, Attorney General’s Office Greenville County
November 1, 2007 STOP Training, Attorney General’s Office Horry County

Magistrates Only

November 2, 2007 Magistrate’s Mandatory School Columbia, SC