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Magistrates' status gives senators sway

...newspaper shows a third of the state's magistrates are employed in a status that gives...Sunday that 107 of the state's 314 magistrates, or 34 percent, are on what's called...county's Senate delegation nominates magistrates, who are then appointed by the governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/07/met_464819.shtml
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SC judge scolded for taking sexual favors

...reprimanded former magistrate George Ferguson...of last year.Magistrates rule on traffic...College and earned a magistrate salary of $51...about 300 county magistrates. They are recommended...of the Senate.Magistrates, who are not required...Dorchester County magistrate for various missteps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/sc-judge-scolded-takin
Federal judge who was arrested on domestic violence charges continues receiving $200,000 salary

...director of the American Judicature Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.John Carroll, a former federal magistrate judge and dean of Cumberland Law School at Samford University, agreed.Each federal court circuit has a chief judge and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/federal-judge-who-was-arrested-dome
Haley attacks Sheheen over magistrate work

...two Kershaw County magistrates.A 2011 letter shows...jury, rather than the magistrate, will find the defendant...not guilty, but said magistrates still have a great...from appearing before magistrates they recommend. The...legislator who puts the magistrate in office clearly has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-18/haley-attacks-sheheen-over-magistra
Battle over vacant buildings in downtown Augusta could go to court

...have set off fighting over property that hasn't received much attention in more than a decade.Last week, Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave Bonnie Ruben and the city of Augusta 30 days to reach an agreement on whether a former department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/battle-over-vacant-buildings
Persecuted forefathers helped win religious freedom

...Constitution, pastors had to have government approval to work. Magistrates could and did issue warrants to arrest pastors who refused...and preached in Augusta. He was promptly arrested by the magistrate and jailed for preaching without a state license. Marshall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-28/persecuted-forefathers-h
Federal judge from Alabama accused of hitting his wife after she accused him of infidelity

...him of infidelity.U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller, 55, posted a $5,000 bond after a hearing in Fulton County Magistrate Court. He is charged with misdemeanor battery and must appear in court again Aug. 22.Fuller, a former local prosecutor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/federal-judge-alabama-accused-hitti
Clerk offered new position

...month after nine years as clerk of Richmond County Civil and Magistrates Court, still has a job in Augusta government. Now on administrative...with Gaynell Bonner, who will become the clerk of Civil and Magistrates Court, said City Administrator Randy Oliver. Neither Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/04/met_267107.shtml
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Lawmakers prefile bills

...improve the graduation rate, streamline elections and allow magistrates to have longer careers.Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville...3151, which would raise the mandatory retirement age for magistrates from 72 to 75.Rep. Tom Young, R-Aiken, reintroduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-12-07/lawmakers-prefile-bills
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Aiken County lawmakers push early bills

...improve the graduation rate, streamline elections and allow magistrates to have longer careers.Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville...3151, which would raise the mandatory retirement age for magistrates from 72 to 75.Rep. Tom Young, R-Aiken, reintroduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-07/aiken-county-lawmakers-push-
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