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."
Propriety of a part-time municipal judge presiding over hearing in which an attorney that the judge consulted or hired is appearing.
Propriety of a retired Circuit Court judge accepting a position as advisor to a state agency.
Propriety of a probate judge serving on an Association of Counties committee regarding the preservation of court records where the Association employs a lobbyist.
Propriety of a part-time magistrate continuing to represent criminal defendants in various courts.