A federal appeals court is inviting those involved in lawsuits challenging immigration laws in Georgia and Alabama to submit briefs on the effects of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta says lawyers have until July 6 to offer their interpretation of how Monday's immigration ruling affects the Georgia and Alabama cases.
Bibb County schools are changing the way they handle discipline. Many cases that now wind up in court will be handled at school. The changes are an effort to keep kids in the classroom and boost graduation rates.