Cindi Ross Scoppe

November 7, 2013 12:00 AM

Scoppe: More at stake in chief justice race than Pleicones v. Toal

THERE WAS never a question that Jean Toal and Costa Pleicones both would be found qualified to be chief justice of South Carolina, so even the unprecedented nature of Justice Pleicones’ effort to take out a sitting chief couldn’t attract a crowd of more than a dozen spectators to the campaign’s first and likely only public forum. That made it all the more notable that Associate Justice Don Beatty was among them..

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