Tue., November 27, 2012 7:41pm
The state of Georgia is considering its options a day after a federal appeals court denied its request to reconsider a ruling on the state's tough law targeting illegal immigration. The Georgia attorney general's office said Tuesday it hadn't made any decision about its next step.
Tue., November 20, 2012 8:02pm
An analysis of more than 15 years of police records has found that officers sanctioned for misconduct in Georgia routinely keep their badges and draw pay for years as their appeals languish. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News conducted the review and reported their findings Tuesday.
Fri., September 28, 2012 5:51pm
A spokesman for state Superintendent John Barge says his boss has reached an agreement with Attorney General Sam Olens on the school chief's political activity regarding a statewide referendum on charter schools.
Thu., August 30, 2012 6:41pm
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens, along with attorneys general across the U.S. have reached an antitrust settlement with three of the largest book publishers in the United States.
Thu., August 9, 2012 12:32pm
Georgia's attorney general will address participants at the upcoming Republican National Convention. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Attorney General Sam Olens was among the few high-profile political figures in the state to endorse Mitt Romney in the presidential primary, when many other Republicans lined up behind former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Tue., July 3, 2012 6:42pm
The commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections has scheduled an execution for a man convicted in the 1990 killing of a fellow inmate. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens on Tuesday announced that the execution of Warren Lee Hill has been scheduled for 7 p.m. on July 18.
Tue., January 10, 2012 6:31pm
A prosecutor said he will launch an "immediate investigation" into misconduct charges against a powerful south Georgia judge who stepped down this month rather than face allegations that she abused her authority.
Mon., December 26, 2011 5:44pm
Georgia's Attorney General, he's ready to go to court over Georgia's redistricting maps. Democrats promise to fight the maps pre-approved Friday by the Obama administration. Black and Latino lawmakers say, the new boundaries dilute their voting strength. Olens says, he can prove the opposite in court.
Thu., July 21, 2011 8:45am
The attorney general's office is seeking to halt the video recording of a Georgia execution scheduled for Thursday. State prosecutors are asking a state judge in Butts County for permission to appeal her ruling allowing the video recording to the Georgia Supreme Court. The state's top court on Wednesday had let the lower court's ruling stand, citing a procedural error by the state.
Fri., May 27, 2011 7:51am
The state and a handful of charter schools are asking the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling overturning part of the state's charter school law. Attorney General Sam Olens filed a request Thursday on behalf of Georgia Charter Schools Commission.