Daugaard appoints his lawyer to state's Judicial Commission
PIERRE — There is a new member for South Dakota's official panel that screens applicants and makes recommendations to the governor for appointing circuit judges and state Supreme Court justices.
Jim Seward will start a four-year term on the Judicial Qualifications Commission effective July 7. Gov. Dennis Daugaard chose Seward, who is Daugaard's legal counsel and aide.
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