The state attorney general's office says the state has filed a notice of appeal of a federal judge's ruling that blocked parts of the Georgia law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect. The official appeal has not yet been filed with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. The 11th Circuit filing will include a brief that will lay out the state's objections to the ruling.
A federal judge heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge has been resolved, but said he would not make an immediate ruling.
Mexico and 10 other countries have filed amicus briefs in a lawsuit that asks a judge to declare Georgia's new immigration law unconstitutional and to block it from being enforced. The lawsuit was filed two weeks ago by civil liberties groups.
A Georgia gun store owner has lost another round in court against New York City. It’s the latest legal chapter over the issue of what the city called “rogue” dealers providing criminals easy access to guns.
A judge has granted a request by Augusta State University to stop some court proceedings in the case of a student suing the school over alleged religious discrimination. It could be a sign that the case will be thrown out.