Warren, 012280 MSAGO, 19800122

Docket Nº:19800122
Case Date:January 22, 1980
Court:South Carolina
Mr. Glen Warren
No. 19800122
Mississippi Attorney General Opinions
January 22, 1980
         Mr. Glen Warren          Sheriff of Scott County          Scott County Courthouse          Forest, Mississippi 39074          Dear Mr. Warren:          Attorney General Allain has received your letter of request dated January 16, 1980, and has assigned it to me for research and reply.          You submit the following, to-wit:
“I understand the law to be that a sheriff cannot hire deputies that are related to him within the third degree computed according to the Civil Law - being first cousins or closer. “Before a sheriff in my districts hires a deputy which is his one-half first cousin, being a son of his father's half-sister, I would like an opinion from the Attorney General's Office in this regard. I advised

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