A new chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court is set to be sworn in. Georgia Supreme Court Presiding Justice Hugh Thompson is set to take his new role during a ceremony Thursday. Thompson, of Milledgeville, will be sworn in by former Gov. Zell Miller.
Georgia judges said the state doesn't invest enough money to make its judicial system operate effectively and efficiently. During budget hearings Justice Hugh Thompson of the Georgia Supreme Court said courts are struggling to keep up with their dockets.