Tue., February 26, 2013 6:13pm
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that could bring about the end of federal oversight of elections in Georgia and other states with a history of racial discrimination at the polls.
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 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.
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.
Mon., February 6, 2012 7:38pm
The Georgia Supreme Court overturned the state's assisted-suicide law [Monday]. The Georgia legislation banned publicizing end-of-life services. The justices say, that violates free speech.
Wed., February 16, 2011 6:47pm
Georgia lawmakers want to set up a special council to study ways of reducing Georgia's prison population. Georgia spends about 18 thousand dollars a year to house a non violent drug offender.
Mon., January 24, 2011 4:44pm
The Georgia Supreme Court says MCG Health has no claim to a $50,000 settlement awarded to an Augusta soldier who was injured in a car accident. The decision could affect the way hospitals in Georgia are able to collect on bills.
Wed., October 27, 2010 2:03pm
The incumbent is facing his first election since being appointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue. His main challenger has mounted an aggressive campaign aimed squarely at the incumbent's integrity. His other challenger is nowhere to be found.