Wednesday on Political Rewind: Today is Sine Die at the Legislature, the last day of the 2023 session. Our panel weighs in on what to expect and what the GOP majority has already passed. Meanwhile, state justices were skeptical of arguments made against Georgia's abortion law. The high court promised a swift opinion.
State Supreme Court justices heard arguments from both sides on Tuesday in a case that bring into question the constitutionality of Georgia's abortion law, which currently bans abortions past about six weeks of pregnancy.
Georgia Senators and Representatives convened in a special joint session on Day 30 to hear Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael P. Boggs give his State of the Judiciary address.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling verifying the validity of a voter referendum in Camden County last March that rejected plans to build a commercial spaceport.
The Georgia Supreme Court has reinstated the state's ban of abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy.
The Georgia Supreme Court just handed a mixed bag to supporters of keeping monuments commemorating the Confederacy on their historic courthouse lawn perches at public expense.
In 2019, spaceport opponents began collecting signatures. By December 2021, after the county had spent more than $10 million on the spaceport plan, petitioners reached their 10% goal, leading to a March 2022 referendum that blocked the plan. Now the state's high court is set to determine whether the vote will stick.
Georgia should be allowed to execute the longest-serving inmate on the state’s death row despite an agreement that capital cases would not move forward during the pandemic, a lawyer for the state argued Tuesday.
Union Carbide’s decision to back out of a land deal for a Camden County spaceport has sparked more lawsuits ahead of next month’s Georgia Supreme Court hearing of a challenge to a public vote that has scuttled the project for now.
A juvenile court must reevaluate the sincerity of parents’ objections to their children’s vaccinations, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Prosecutors say they will retry an Atlanta man in the high-profile shooting of his wife after Georgia's Supreme Court recently overturned his murder conviction. The high court ruled last month that the jury should have had the option of convicting 79-year-old Claud "Tex" McIver of involuntary manslaughter, a misdemeanor charge.
The owner of a 4,000-acre industrial site says it has ended a longstanding agreement to sell the property to a Georgia county seeking to build a launch pad for commercial rockets.
Georgia's highest court has overturned the murder and child cruelty convictions against a man whose toddler son died after he left him in a hot car for hours. The Georgia Supreme Court opinion released Wednesday says the jury saw evidence that was "extremely and unfairly prejudicial."
Legislation the General Assembly passed in 2019 authorized “any person, group or legal entity” to challenge any acts in violation of the law, which prohibited the desecration or removal of historic monuments from public property.
A group of voters who challenged U.S. Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene's eligibility to run for reelection say they have appealed the Georgia secretary of state's decision that she can appear on the ballot.