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Guarding the children

Family Court Judge Dana Morris presided over the first 2019 Guardian Ad Litem/Court Appointed Special Advocates class swearing-in on Feb. in Richland County.

  The number of volunteers stepping up to advocate on behalf of the state’s most vulnerable children in family court has soared over the past five in Richland County, even as the number of volunteers has sharply declined statewide. Participation ...

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No bar to discipline (access required)

child abuse crime scene

The South Carolina Court of Appeals has rejected a social worker’s claim that the quasi-judicial immunity provided to Guardians ad Litem should have precluded a disciplinary action against her. The appeals court found that extending quasi-judicial immunity to disciplinary proceedings ...

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