Mon., August 12, 2013 5:53pm
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Monday urged state lawmakers gathered for a convention in Atlanta to help improve...
Mon., May 13, 2013 10:00am
Records show that at least 1,800 criminal cases have been dismissed in a metro Atlanta county court since 2010 because police officers failed to show...
Wed., January 23, 2013 5:29pm
Georgia judges said the state doesn't invest enough money to make its judicial system operate effectively and efficiently. During budget...
Thu., July 26, 2012 11:12am
Deal chose Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge William “Billy” Ray Jr. and lawyer Elizabeth “Lisa” Branch for the appeals court openings.
Thu., June 21, 2012 2:13pm
Southern Center for Human Rights announced it is suing three Georgia judges and two local sheriffs. It says the barred some defendant's loved...
Wed., November 16, 2011 2:56pm
A federal judge has denied bond for the four Georgia militia men accused of plotting terror attacks against government officials. U.S. Magistrate...
Mon., September 5, 2011 11:00am
Georgia is one of two study sites for a national research program to improve how children are represented in welfare systems around the nation. More...
Tue., March 22, 2011 1:02pm
Lawyers for six parents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state. The plaintiffs are in jail and can’t pay child support. The suit...
Wed., February 16, 2011 12:57pm
Chief Justice Carol Hunstein says it's time for Georgia to reform its tough criminal sentences. In her annual State of the Judiciary address to...
Fri., December 17, 2010 12:59pm
A federal appeals court is considering a challenge to a Georgia law that bans the immediate family of superintendents, principals and other school...