Thu., May 2, 2013 7:11pm
Georgia Supreme Court Presiding Justice Hugh Thompson has been unanimously elected the new chief justice. Thompson succeeds Chief Justice Carol Hunstein, who will remain on the court.
Wed., January 25, 2012 6:03pm
The Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court says the state’s goal of boosting the number of so-called accountability courts will increase public safety. Justice Carol Hunstein made the remarks to the state legislature in her annual State of the Judiciary Wednesday.
Wed., March 16, 2011 6:25pm
The House voted to create a panel to study the state's tough sentencing laws. Georgia spends about $1 billion a year on corrections. It has one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation.