A federal judge says a South Carolina Supreme Court decision in a dispute over the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel may raise new and difficult legal issues that the federal court may have to resolve.
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.
A bankruptcy judge has approved Sea Island Co.'s plan to sell its luxury resorts, golf courses and private clubs to settle the Georgia company's Chapter 11 case. Judge John S. Dalis noted Sea Island's creditors voted almost unanimously in favor of the $212.4 million sale as he ruled in court Thursday.
A federal court judge has ruled against the Augusta State University student who is suing the school for alleged religious discrimination. Judge J. Randal Hall said in an order filed Friday that Jennifer Keeton can be expelled from ASU's counseling program if she does not complete a remediation plan involving diversity and sensitivity training about homosexuality.