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.
Thu., July 26, 2012 6:42pm
Georgia's highest court has declined to reconsider a family's claim that a homeowners association should be held liable for the death of an 83-year-old woman whose partially eaten body was found in a lagoon frequented by an alligator.
Thu., July 19, 2012 7:38am
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to swear in the newest justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia Thursday. Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Keith Blackwell will take his oath in the House Chamber of the State Capitol.
Wed., June 20, 2012 7:56am
Seven people have been recommended to Gov. Nathan Deal to fill a seat on the Supreme Court of Georgia that is expected to become open this summer. The finalists include five lower court judges and two lawyers.