South Carolina Referendum 4A, Age and Experience Qualifications for Judges (1996)
Referendum 4A amended Section 15 of Article V of the South Carolina Constitution to require that justices of the South Carolina Supreme Court and judges of the state's Court of Appeals and its circuit court be at least thirty-two (32) years of age and have practiced law for at least eight (8) years prior to becoming a judge or justice.
Sitting judges or justices at the time Referendum 4A was enacted were exempted from the new age requirements.
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