Mon., February 4, 2013 2:07pm
The Supreme Court of Georgia has ruled against a death row inmate who had accused prison officials of violating state procedures by failing to hold a public notice hearing before changing the state's execution procedure.
Tue., May 29, 2012 7:47am
A new chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia is set to be sworn in Tuesday. George H. Carley will become the 29th chief justice of the state high court during a morning investiture ceremony.
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., October 19, 2011 4:45pm
Georgia Supreme Court Justices say, they'll hear a case testing how much protection property owners have from claims stemming from attacks of wild animals. The case comes from the heirs of a woman eaten by an alligator in 2007 at The Landings. It's a private residential community on the marshes near Savannah.
Thu., March 31, 2011 2:00pm
Georgia Supreme Court Justices are putting off a decision in one of their most high-profile cases. Court-watchers say the delay in the charter school commission case is highly unusual but doesn't hint as to how the court will decide. The case will settle the hot question of who has final authority to approve charter schools in Georgia.
Mon., February 28, 2011 3:22pm
Former state court judge Brooks Blitch III and former federal judge Jack Camp were among several judges who stained the image of the Georgia judiciary in recent years. The Georgia Supreme Court now has revoked Blitch's license to practice law and accepted Camp's voluntary surrender of his license.
Tue., November 23, 2010 3:45pm
Georgia's highest court has ruled that a criminal defendent has a right to an interpreter at trial if he or she doesn't speak good English. The 5-to-4 decision came in the case of a Mandarin speaker convicted of cruelty to children. Annie Ling will get a new trial because she doesn't speak English well and her lawyer didn't secure an interpreter.
Fri., September 4, 2009 8:50am
David Nahmias replaces former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, who stepped do