Mon., June 17, 2013 4:20pm
A case involving state secrets, the open records law and union jobs went before Georgia’s Supreme Court Monday. It pits the state and Kia Motors against workers who say they were passed over for jobs at the carmaker’s West Point plant.
Mon., June 17, 2013 11:04am
The Georgia Supreme Court hears arguments Monday from former auto workers who say Kia didn’t hire them to work at its West Point plant because the workers are union members. The workers are suing Kia and the state for access to records from the state’s QuickStart program, which screened and hired workers for the plant.
Mon., June 3, 2013 8:57am
The fight for control of DeKalb County schools lands in the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday, in a case that could have implications for public school systems across the state.
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.
Fri., March 15, 2013 8:41am
A federal judge has asked the Georgia Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the 2011 law that gave Gov. Nathan Deal the authority to suspend six DeKalb County school board members.
Thu., February 21, 2013 5:12pm
The way is again clear for Andrew Allen Cook to die Thursday evening. Lawyers for the man convicted of killing two Mercer University students in 1995 had won a temporary stay of execution Wednesday from the Georgia Court of Appeals, but on Thursday afternoon the Georgia Supreme Court lifted the stay.
Thu., February 14, 2013 11:00am
A lawyer for a Georgia inmate set to be executed next week has filed a U.S. Supreme Court motion requesting a stay of execution. Attorneys for Warren Lee Hill, filed the motion Wednesday. Hill is set to be executed Feb. 19.
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.
Mon., February 4, 2013 2:02pm
The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling dismissing charges against Bobby Lavon Buckner, who was accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl in 2003 in Chatham County.
Mon., October 8, 2012 6:00am
Georgia’s top court is deciding whether a minor can order his attorney to take legal action when his or her guardians disagree.