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Georgia agriculture commissioner can set Vidalia onion packing date, court rules

...state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.The Georgia Court...support of many farmers; the appeals court ruling notes that 11 filed briefs...the required certification.The appeals court said Bland's argument is misguided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/georgia-agriculture-commis
Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...said his Christian beliefs may keep him from issuing same-sex licenses, and he was awaiting final word on a federal appeals court ruling.Shaw said his office will eventually comply, with workers who don't object to gay marriage handling the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
Former AIG CEO sees partial victory in a lawsuit relating to the U.S.

...shareholders," Wheeler wrote.The government may appeal Wheeler's decision, which would be weighed by a federal appeals court. If it stands, it could have an impact on future government actions toward failing financial companies in times of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/judges-ruling-aig-bailout-
Discount contact lens retailers given OK to lower prices

...increasingly bitter pricing war with manufacturers as a federal appeals court cleared the way for a hotly contested law Utah law that...over the measure works its way through the courts. The appeals court did agree to fast-track the case, and new briefs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-13/discount-contact-lens-retail
The limits of power

...president ? would be free to make things up as he goes along. There's a word for that: dictatorship.At least one appeals court panel won't allow it. We pray the U.S. Supreme Court, which will no doubt decide this case ultimately, has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/limits-power
Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public, court rules

...dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.The ruling from...provide context for the public.The appeals court ruled that the language must focus...cigarette pack inserts.While the appeals court struck down the preamble to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-22/barry-bonds-obstruction-
A constitutional can of worms

...Recently the high court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges to settle the split the issue has created among federal appeals courts. Its ruling is expected to answer two questions: Can states ban same-sex marriages? And if so, can they refuse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-04/constitutional-can-wo
Business news

Court won't rehear insider trading caseNEW YORK - A federal appeals court refused Friday to reconsider a ruling that dealt a blow to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and the prosecution of insider trading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/business-news
Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

...000 from $5,000. JUDGES' SALARIES: Supreme and Appeals Court judges would receive a $12,000 raise under a bill...supplements. He said the last raise for Supreme and Appeals Court judges was in 1999.Rep. E. Culver "Rusty" Kidd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-11/georgia-lawmakers-vote-deadli