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Charleston County suspended Master-in-Equity Mikell Scarborough's spending card and launched an internal review after inquiries from The Post and Courier.
Former state Rep. Mike Pitts made anti-immigrant and racially charged remarks seemingly at odds with South Carolina’s judicial code. He sailed through an appointment process as a magistrate nominee with little scrutiny and no debate.
In the magistrate courts of South Carolina, citizens often must fend for themselves before judges lacking formal training in the law and whose errors can result in punishing consequences for defendants.
Ethics complaints against the state’s circuit judges are buried in an opaque system that shields the accused.