Tue., June 23, 2015 5:28pm
The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to rule on a case that could dismantle the Affordable Care Act by ending financial subsidies for 6.4 million Americans.
Tue., June 23, 2015 5:00am
Around the country people are waiting to see how the US Supreme Court will rule on whether states should be required to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples.
Wed., June 10, 2015 9:48am
The television commercial features same-sex couples and families across Georgia who support the freedom to marry.
Sun., November 30, 2014 11:19pm
The justices will take up a case that centers on how United Parcel Service treated one of its pregnant employees.
Mon., November 3, 2014 6:24pm
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit filed by Florida that seeks to limit the amount of water Georgia can take from a shared river system.
Mon., October 6, 2014 6:56pm
The U.S. Supreme Court blindsided many by refusing to even consider re–instating a ban on same–sex marriages in five states. GPB's Michael Caputo discussed how the decision impacts gay couples with Tanya Washington associate professor of law at Georgia State University. Get the full interview.
Tue., October 1, 2013 6:52am
Florida Governor Rick Scott announced Tuesday his state has filed suit against Georgia in the U. S. Supreme Court over water consumption. “Georgia has refused to fairly share the waters that flow between our two states, so to stop Georgia’s unmitigated consumption of water we have brought the matter before the U.S. Supreme Court. Georgia’s over-consumption of water threatens the existence of Apalachicola Bay and the future economic development of the region,” Scott said in a written news release.
Mon., September 16, 2013 3:57am
Georgia’s new top judge says the state is already seeing the benefits of several years of criminal justice reform. Hugh Thompson took over as the Georgia Supreme Court’s chief justice in August. He said in an interview with GPB the adult prison population is stabilizing. He also said he’s keenly interested in following the juvenile justice reforms the General Assembly enacted earlier this year.
Tue., September 10, 2013 3:10pm
Attorneys for three different parties presented arguments to the Georgia Supreme Court about an ongoing border war Tuesday. Monroe County and Bibb County have been in legal limbo for several years over where their shared border lies. Secretary of State Brian Kemp appealed to the state Supreme Court after a lower court ordered him to accept a new county line between the two.
Thu., August 15, 2013 1:04pm
Chief Justice Hugh Thompson was sworn in Thursday as the Georgia Supreme Court’s new leader. Thompson is the 30th Chief Justice of the state’s highest court. Former Governor Zell Miller appointed Thompson to the Supreme Court in 1994 and performed Thompson’s swearing in ceremony inside the House chambers at the state Capitol.