Fri., March 15, 2013 9:00am
Georgia Chief Supreme Court Justice Carol W. Hunstein has been honored with the Charles L. Weltner Freedom of Information Award by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation.
Thu., February 7, 2013 5:00pm
Georgia’s top judge told lawmakers Thursday that the state’s tough approach to juvenile offenders isn’t paying off. Justice Carol Hunstein, the Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, said it’s time to apply lessons learned from adult criminal justice reform to youth offenders.
Thu., February 7, 2013 10:30am
Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol Hunstein will give her fourth and final State of the Judiciary Address Thursday morning. A major highlight of her speech will be juvenile justice reform, a main point of concern for the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform, on which Hunstein serves.
Wed., February 16, 2011 1:57pm
Chief Justice Carol Hunstein says it's time for Georgia to reform its tough criminal sentences. In her annual State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the state Legislature on Wednesday, Hunstein said many inmates clogging Georgia's prisons "are a greater threat to themselves than to society."
Wed., February 16, 2011 10:01am
Top state officials want to create a panel that would recommend changes to the state's tough sentencing laws. Plans that would form a new commission will be announced at a news conference this afternoon with Governor Nathan Deal and others.
Thu., June 3, 2010 6:16pm
The state Supreme Court is bypassing a law that raises some court fees.
Tue., March 16, 2010 12:10pm
Georgia's top judge warned state lawmakers that budget cuts are making it "
Wed., September 2, 2009 4:04pm
Georgia’s Supreme Court justices don’t have to furlough along with the othe
Wed., July 1, 2009 4:13pm
State's new top judge reaffirms commitment to court funding.