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'A naked abuse of power'

...for allegedly conspiring to break election laws, drew a 2010 conviction that was overturned last year when a Texas appeals court ruled evidence in the case was "insufficient" to convict.There's an old saying that a relentless prosecutor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power
Joe Jackson escapes rocky government ship

...in prison and two years of supervised probation, according to federal court records. He appealed, but a federal appeals court affirmed the conviction. He was out of the brokering business from 1995 through 2008.Financial advisors are obligated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-23/joe-jackson-esc
How much should we pay for convicting wrong guy?

...anyone exonerated in the future.None of these six men claimed that police or prosecutors were to blame, although the appeals courts are full of such cases. And they didn't complain that they had a bad lawyer, another frequent basis for appeals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/how-much-should-we-pay
Overtime

...billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court."The evidence before this court indicates the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steven Ballmer has closed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-13/overtime
Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Effingham County judge in a lawsuit over a pothole.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/appeals-court-hears-ga
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

...Givner, a Los Angeles tax attorney who handles celebrity cases, said he thinks Sterling's lawsuits will fail and an appeals court won't care about the probate case."I think the sale is going to go through," Givner said. "I suspect the NBA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/judge-oks-record-sale-clipper
Setback for health care law

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/appeals-court-diminishes-hea
Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback

...then Aereo could resume operations, regardless of the Supreme Court's ruling.In a separate case, a federal appeals court ruled previously that an Internet-based television service called Ivi didn't qualify as a cable system and thus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/aereo-presses-case-despite
Georgia delays welfare drug tests

...stamp recipients. The new law took effect Tuesday.Deal spokesman Brian Robinson tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the state will hold off on implementing the law until a federal appeals court rules on a related Florida case.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/georgia-delays-welfare-drug-
In free speech case, court rules for Washington tour guides who challenged license regulations

...Their shtick is safe. A federal appeals court Friday freed tour guides in the...Janice Rogers Brown wrote for the appeals court.Brown suggested one approach...promoting the tourism industry.The appeals court reversed, saying it found the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/free-speech-case-court-rul