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University's race standards illegal

...was unconstitutional. But U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield stopped short of declaring the case worthy of a class...new policy. The Decision U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield ruled that the University System of Georgia cannot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/09/met_249674.shtml
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Fraud sentence for Swainsboro attorney

John R. Thompson, 67, an attorney from Emanuel County was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield to 66 months in prison and ordered to pay $434,587.54 in restitution for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-25/fraud-sentence-swainsboro-at
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Federal judge scolds city

...case of Thompson Building Wrecking Co. and three other local contractors against the city, U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield has already issued an order preventing the city from using race as a preference factor in awarding bids and contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/met_142915.shtml
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City contracts can no longer consider race

...precision demolition of the city's defenses of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program, U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield determined Augusta now is enjoined from favoring minority-owned business contractors in awarding bids. The prohibition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/15/met_120430.shtml
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Judge is waiting for job approval

...confirmation hearing. Mr. Hall was nominated by President Bush in March to fill the seat of U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield, who took senior status. The job is not official until the Senate confirms Mr. Hall. Mr. Hall said Friday he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/03/met_130835.shtml
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Judge stalls city's policy

...in challenging how the city decides who gets contracts. At an emergency hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield granted the request for the temporary restraining order to prevent possible harm to the plaintiffs, the Thompson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/14/met_116444.shtml
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Convicted pot farmer can harvest legal crop

...Harper, who has two convictions in marijuana-growing operations, to appear before Senior U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield. It will be up to Judge Edenfield to determine whether Mr. Harper should be sent back to prison for violating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/22/met_136728.shtml
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Twins get sentences for selling cocaine

...federal sentencing guidelines -- 35 years for Terrell Gaulden, 22 years for Derrell Gaulden. U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield declined to consider lawyer arguments that the twins' crack cocaine sales should be considered separately -- rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/23/met_266230.shtml
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Man admits to downloading child porn

...Beauvais, can appeal a ruling that denied defense challenges to seizure of evidence. U.S. District Senior Judge B. Avant Edenfield, who accepted Mr. Mitchell's change of plea, said the mandatory minimum sentence for the offense is five years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/01/met_150048.shtml
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University race suit dismissed

...matter what his race since his grades and test scores are not high enough, according to U.S. District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield. Because Judge Edenfield ruled Mr. Green has no standing to sue, the judge's opinion on the legality of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/13/met_265523.shtml
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