Georgia Supreme Court

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Name: Georgia Supreme Court
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Georgia Supreme Court rules against Newton in East Georgia landfill case

COVINGTON — A clerical error in the past may cause an unwelcome neighbor in the present.The Supreme Court of Georgia Monday ruled that Newton County must take action that could allow East Georgia Land and Development Co. to build a solid waste landfill ... [Published Newton Citizen - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Georgia Supreme Court upholds life sentence in 2010 Macon murder

The Georgia Supreme Court upheld Monday the murder conviction and life sentence of a Smyrna man who robbed and killed his godfather in Macon in 2010.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

State Supreme Court reinstates mans drug conviction in Houston County

WARNER ROBINS -- The Georgia Supreme Court reinstated Monday a mans conviction in Houston County for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Johns Creek Will Consider Billboard Settlement Agreement

The agreement will possibly address how many billboards companies will construct in the city.The Johns Creek City Council on Monday will consider approving an agreement that will possibly spell out how many billboards will be constructed in the city ... [Published Johns Creek Patch - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Ga. Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of Rockmart man

The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of Kionte Rashad Glover of Polk County, according to an opinion released today.Glover, of Rockmart, was 17 at the time of the murder and was convicted of five of the seven counts against him relating ... [Published Rome News-Tribune - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

You May Be Liable for Kids' Facebook Posts

(Newser)–Parents who don't already pay close attention to their kids' Facebook posts may want to start. Georgia's Court of Appeals says parents may be liable for their children's online activity after a couple didn't force their son to delete a defamatory ... [Published Newser - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Court Ruling: Parents May Be Responsible for What Their Kids Post on Facebook

Parents might now be responsible for all the activities carried out by their children on the world’s largest social media platform “ Facebook ”. An appellate Georgia court marked this as legal precedent in response to a recent case in which a child ... [Published HackRead - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Georgia City's Strip Club Restrictions Upheld

By JEFF D. GORMAN(CN) - Restrictions on adult-entertainment businesses did not trample a strip club free-speech rights, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled.The Pink Pony got its first license to operate in DeKalb County in 1990. A lawsuit, 2001 settlement ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Parking, probation proposals advance

Chief Richmond County State Court Judge Richard Slaby said he’d incorporated findings from a critical state audit into the new contract with Sentinel Offender Services, which went before the commission’s Public Safety committee Monday for review.“It was ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 5 reports

Local strip club loses in state Supreme Court

The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that Brookhaven’s Sexually Oriented Business ordinance does not unconstitutionally infringe upon Pink Pony’s free speech rights and the city was not bound by a 2001 settlement agreement between the club ... [Published Crier Newspapers - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 3 reports

GA Supreme Court upholds man's life sentence for murder

Geoffrey Prince (Source: Georgia Dept. of Corrections) AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the life prison sentence for a man convicted of malice murder in the 2003 death of a woman.Geoffrey Prince was found guilty in 2005 of beating ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Deep South plans to keep going

VALDOSTA — It's not over for Deep South Sanitation.The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously overturned a lower court ruling Monday, ruling that Lowndes County has the right to stop the sanitation company from doing business in the county, due to an exclusive ... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 23 2014]

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...Bibler, who handled the Supreme Court argument for the state, said in an email that he was pleased with the reasoning set forth in Hines' opinion. "The decision should bring some clarity to the issue of encounters between citizens and law enforcement" he said
...Therefore, "a jury could find that the Athearns' negligence proximately caused some part" of the girl's victimization. The case likely marks a legal precedent, says Edgar S Mangiafico Jr...
"Given the long history of sexually oriented business ordinances, ample precedent, and the established record regarding the deleterious effects of alcohol coupled with nude dancing, the trial court did not err by finding that, as a matter of law, Brookhaven's sexually oriented business ordinance does not unconstitutionally infringe upon Pink Pony's free speech rights" Justice Harold Melton wrote for the court
"I think, as a city, we've reached a size where taxi services should provide a level of service that's not always present" Girtz said

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Georgia Supreme Court rules against Newton in E... [Published Newton Citizen - 2 hours ago]
Ga. Justices Side With Prosecutors 6-1 Over Lat... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - 3 hours ago]
Georgia Supreme Court upholds life sentence in ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 3 hours ago]
State Supreme Court reinstates mans drug convic... [Published Macon Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
Court probation deal before city panel [Published McDuffieMirror - 6 hours ago]
Johns Creek Will Consider Billboard Settlement ... [Published Johns Creek Patch - 9 hours ago]
Ga. Supreme Court upholds murder conviction of ... [Published Rome News-Tribune - 12 hours ago]
[PHOTOS] Georgia Stonewall Bar’s 20th anniversa... [Published Thegavoice.com - Oct 18 2014]
You May Be Liable for Kids' Facebook Posts [Published Newser - Oct 17 2014]
Court Ruling: Parents May Be Responsible for Wh... [Published HackRead - Oct 17 2014]
Man convicted in retrial of 21-year-old double ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Oct 15 2014]
Georgia City's Strip Club Restrictions Upheld [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 15 2014]
Pay the Players Already [Published Flagpole - Oct 15 2014]
Brookhaven moves on strip club after ruling [Published Crier Newspapers - Oct 14 2014]
Parking, probation proposals advance [Published Augusta Chronicle - Oct 14 2014]
Hecht, Olens Spar on Role of AG's Office [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Oct 13 2014]
Business briefs 10.13 [Published Brunswick News - Oct 13 2014]
Lee on the hot seat [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Oct 11 2014]
Brookhaven files injunction requiring Pink Pony... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Oct 10 2014]
INDEPENDENT LENS: Bully (New Season Premiere) [Published KPBS - Oct 10 2014]
High Court Takes Cases on Apportionment and Dam... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Oct 09 2014]
State Wins 6-1 High Court Ruling Over How Much ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 09 2014]
State Wins 6-1 High Court Ruling Over How Much ... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Oct 09 2014]
Lawyer: College Park Ordered to Pay $250,000 fo... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Oct 09 2014]
Justices Explore if Internet Speech Can Be Stal... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Oct 08 2014]
State Supreme Court rules against Athens-Clarke... [Published OnlineAthens - Oct 07 2014]
McPherson sentenced to life without parole for ... [Published RN-T.com - Oct 07 2014]
Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Summary Judgmen... [Published Mealey - Oct 07 2014]
Georgia: Court rules mean intellectually disabl... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 07 2014]
Hall's challenges denied, Heimes wins [Published Savannah Morning News - Oct 07 2014]
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Court Ruling: Parents May Be Responsible for Wh... [Published HackRead - Oct 17 2014]
Parents might now be responsible for all the activities carried out by their children on the world’s largest social media platform “ Facebook ”. An appellate Georgia court marked this as legal precedent in response to a recent case in which a child ...
Even After Landmark Supreme Court Ruling, Georg... [Published Think Progress - Oct 02 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Amber Hunt Last May, the U.S. Supreme Court issued what was perhaps the most significant death penalty ruling in a decade when it rejected Florida’s standard for putting to death defendants who may be intellectually disabled. The ...
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Sep 08 2014]
As Lyle reported for this blog , on Thursday the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced that it would rehear the challenge to the subsidies provided to individuals who purchase health care on exchanges established ...
Georgia Bona Fide Purchaser: Occupants In Posse... [Published The Home Equity Theft Reporter Cases & Articles - Sep 05 2014]
The following compilation of cases from the  Georgia Supreme Court  address, either directly or tangentially, the issue of the effect of possession by an occupant of real property by one other than the seller/vendor on a prospective purchaser's status ...
More On A Higher Standard For Bank Directors [Published Bank Lawyer's Blog - Sep 02 2014]
Kevin LaCroix has some further thoughts on John Gorman's criticism of the proposal of FRB Governor Daniel Tarullo and certain academics that bank officers and directors should be held to a different (i.e., more stringent) fiduciary standard than officers ...
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