Georgia Supreme Court

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Name: Georgia Supreme Court
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Georgia Supreme Court holds special session in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -The Georgia Supreme Court held a special session at the springer opera house to hear appeals on two cases.This was possibly the first time the Supreme Court held a session in Columbus, according to Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson.Hundreds ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Georgia Supreme Court holds session in Columbus

Grandmother of boy tied up in Macy's bathroom speaks Grandmother of boy tied up in Macy's bathroom speaksUpdated: Friday, April 18 2014 1:26 PM EDT 2014-04-18 17:26:14 GMTThe grandmother, whose face is concealed to protect child's identityThe family of ... [Published WRBL-TV - 13 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Supreme Court packs the room in Springer session

It was standing-room only on the first floor with only a few vacant seats in the balcony Friday as the Georgia Supreme Court held a session in Columbus Springer Opera House, where more than 500 high school students came to watch.Chief Justice Hugh Thompson ... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Supreme Court holds phrase “held legally liable to pay” requires actual holding of liability in order to trigger coverage

The Georgia Supreme Court held that an insurer had no obligation to indemnify an insured that had not been cast in judgment when the policy required that the insured be “held legally liable to pay,” distinguishing that phrase from the phrase “legally ... [Published Lexology - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Appeals Court Again Remands Attorney Fees in Custody Case

Christine Mast said her clients were pleased that a "significant portion of the award" was vacated. Photo by John Disney/StaffThe Georgia Court of Appeals has for the second time partly overturned a whopping attorney fee award of almost $380,000 in a ... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Lawsuit Possibly Looming

Just days after 11 laid off deputies formerly of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office to the Georgia Supreme Court, the possibility of a lawsuit looms.The deputies have less than 90 days to submit a lawsuit regarding what they believe to be their wrongful ... [Published Cumming Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fort Oglethorpe appoints Derek Rogers to City Council

Derek Rogers gets sworn in as a temporary Fort Oglethorpe City Councilman on Monday alongside his wife, Stephanie Rogers.Derek Rogers is Fort Oglethorpe's newest city councilman — effective immediately.Monday night the council appointed him to temporarily ... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

11 laid-off deputies take case to Supreme Court

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Supreme Court of Georgia heard oral arguments last week on whether 11 laid-off Forsyth County deputies should have their appeal heard by the county's civil service board.Eight of the 11 deputies, who were laid off in February ... [Published NorthFulton.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Houston drug case to go before Georgia Supreme Court

WARNER ROBINS -- The Georgia Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments Monday in a Houston County drug case, with a ruling to be issued at a later time.Earnest Lee Walker Sr. was convicted by a Houston County jury in August 2012 of possession of crack ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Supreme Court throws out death sentence and conviction

The Georgia Supreme Court threw out the conviction and death sentence of a man accused of murdering a bank vice president on May 12, 1999. The court said the man had not been competent to stand trial ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Georgia high court disbars former US representative

ATLANTA | The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred a former U.S. representative who previously served as a state court judge in DeKalb County.In a 4-to-2 decision published Friday, the high court concluded Denise Majette violated the Rules of Professional ... [Published OnlineAthens - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Georgia district court offers new authority on issue of "full authority" under O.C.G.A § 44-14-162.2

In the latest chapter of the Georgia courts' attempts to interpret Georgia's foreclosure notice statute, O.C.G.A § 44-14-162.2, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued an opinion on February 25, 2014 granting the plaintiffs' ... [Published Lexology - Mar 27 2014]

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"It's very nice how history was before and now we're still making history" Burkett added
...court accepted the discretionary review for the second time and that a significant portion of the award was again vacated," said Mast via email. "Obviously, Ms. Owens was disappointed enough with the result to file a petition for cert. Once the matter returns to the trial court, we are confident that Judge Lewis will follow the guidance provided by the Court of Appeals in its latest opinion."
...The death benefit statute excluding Barzey conflicts with several Georgia statutes, including § 19-7-1 which states that in "every case of the homicide of a child, minor or [of full age and capacity], there shall be some party entitled to recover the full value of the life of the child…."
"Justice demanded that verdict and the jury did the right thing" said defense attorney Gregory Schwarz of Ross & Pines in Atlanta

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Georgia Supreme Court holds special session in ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 8 hours ago]
Georgia Supreme Court holds special session in ... [Published WTVM - 9 hours ago]
Supreme Court packs the room in Springer session [Published Ledger-Enquirer - 10 hours ago]
Georgia Supreme Court holds session in Columbus [Published WRBL-TV - 13 hours ago]
Georgia Supreme Court visits Columbus [Published WRBL-TV - 14 hours ago]
Georgia Supreme Court holds phrase “held legall... [Published Lexology - Apr 18 2014]
Disqualified candidate to make appeal on Monday [Published Savannah Morning News - Apr 18 2014]
Appeals Court Again Remands Attorney Fees in Cu... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Apr 18 2014]
Supreme Court to hear Cuthbert insurance case [Published WALB 10 - Apr 17 2014]
Cobb Jury Takes Just 12 Minutes to Acquit Drive... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Apr 17 2014]
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Lawsuit Possibl... [Published Cumming Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Fort Oglethorpe appoints Derek Rogers to City C... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office may be facing l... [Published WSBTV - Apr 15 2014]
11 laid-off deputies take case to Supreme Court [Published NorthFulton.com - Apr 14 2014]
Diminished Value of Georgia was Featured on the... [Published PRWeb - Apr 11 2014]
Court Orders Larger Text in Lawyer Ads [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Apr 09 2014]
$4M to fund conflict-free lawyers for poor [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Deal’s proposed reform of state ethics commissi... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Apple Keeps Injunction Against Fired Worker [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 08 2014]
A fresh look at class actions in Georgia [Published Lexology - Apr 07 2014]
Houston drug case to go before Georgia Supreme ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Apr 07 2014]
Attorney John Lloyd publicly reprimanded for e... [Published Savannah Morning News - Apr 03 2014]
Georgia Supreme Court throws out death sentence... [Published Big News Network - Apr 03 2014]
Tossing $5M Verdict, Court Tries to Clarify Whe... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Apr 03 2014]
Injunction against former employee for harassin... [Published CCH Business & Corporate Compliance - Apr 02 2014]
Skorecki Leaves Arnall Golden to Become GC at S... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Apr 02 2014]
Georgia Supreme Court says court holding of ins... [Published Lexology - Mar 31 2014]
State high court says employee injunction ‘over... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Mar 31 2014]
Two murder cases in court this week [Published Douglas County Sentinel - Mar 30 2014]
Loganville council denies liquor store variance [Published Walton Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
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Two Law Grads Denied Georgia Bar Exam for Not B... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 13 2014]
The Georgia Supreme Court has refused two law graduates to take the state bar exam as they did not fully disclose their entire criminal histories on their law school applications. The news was first reported by the Fulton County Daily Report and ...
Is it a crime to text a picture of your penis t... [Published Althouse - Feb 27 2014]
Who inscribes a deodorant slogan on his penis? Georgia man Charles Leo Warren III.It's a terrible idea to inscribe that or anything else on your penis, and a worse idea to sext a picture of it to someone you're not sure wants to see it, but it's only ...
Georgia Court of Appeals Allows Forced Blood Te... [Published JD Journal.com - Jan 31 2014]
  The Georgia Court of Appeals has overruled a 2006 state Supreme Court precedent and held that a forced blood test can be conducted on a suspected drunk driver in Georgia, if accompanied by a search warrant. The Court of Appeals decided that amendments ...
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