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Advisory Opinions
These advisory opinions have been issued by the Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct. Rule 503(D), SCACR, provides the following regarding these opinions: "All opinions shall be advisory in nature only. No opinion shall bind the Commission on Judicial Conduct in any proceeding properly before that body. However, in the discretion of the Commission on Judicial Conduct, an opinion of the Committee may be considered as evidence of a good faith effort to comply with the Code of Judicial Conduct."

01-2017 Propriety of a magistrate judge serving in the same county where judge’s spouse is a highway patrol officer.

02-2017 Propriety of the Magistrate’s Court placing artwork for sale in the courthouse and also posting advertisements for local restaurants or other vendors.