SC political briefs, Sept 11

September 10, 2013 

Former solicitor chosen as federal administrative law judge

Former 8th Circuit Solicitor Jerry Peace of Greenwood has been selected as a federal administrative law judge.

Peace starts work later this month in Greenville hearing disability appeals for the Social Security Administration, The Greenwood (Index-Journal) reported.

The 62-year-old Peace served two terms as solicitor for Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens and Newberry counties, which make up the 8th Judicial Circuit.. He lost last year’s Republican primary to David Stumbo, who went on to win the general election.

Peace is a graduate of Wofford College and the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is retired from the U.S. Army and spent 20 years as a judge advocate general.

The Associated Press

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