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Disputed Oklahoma high school game won't be replayed

...an Oklahoma City powerhouse after an improperly enforced penalty with 64 seconds left."There is neither statute nor case law allowing this court discretion to order the replay of a high school football game," Judge Bernard Jones said Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-12-11/disputed-okl
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend

...intruder on Valentine's Day 2013.At the sentencing, Masipa delivered an hour-long, nuanced argument that dwelled on case law, the principle of clemency, the danger that a light sentence could embolden victims to take the law into their own hands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-21/oscar-pistorius-sentenced-five-ye
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...common law misconduct in office," could result in a 10-year sentence, Solicitor General Robert Cook wrote, citing case law. Furthermore, allegations that he used campaign donations for personal use could be considered a "crime of moral turpitude...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/south-carolina-house-spe
SPLOST questions

...opinion" about the proposal, according to Association County Commissioners Georgia, citing Georgia Code 21-5-30 and case law.It's legal and not unusual, though, for groups to form and raise funds to spend to promote passage or defeat of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/election/splost7
SPLOST question: Is it OK to campaign for or against passage of the sales tax referendum?

...opinion" about the proposal, according to Association County Commissioners Georgia, citing Georgia Code 21-5-30 and case law.It's legal and not unusual, though, for groups to form and raise funds to spend to promote passage or defeat of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-30/splost-questio
New trial denied for Columbia County teen

...violent in the heat of passion and excitement should have allowed the jury to consider voluntary manslaughter.Taylorquoted case law that says if the grade of homicide is unclear that the jury should have been instructed on them all and allowed to decide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-06/new-trial-sought-colum
Commission acknowledges revenue shortfall on renovation project if tax plan fails

...Guilfoyle was absent Tuesday.After that vote, Roundtree mentioned the ramifications of cutting his budget."There is case law in Georgia that says you cannot reduce the sheriff's budget arbitrarily," he said. "That is not the direction we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-18/commission-acknowledges-
Sylvia Cooper: Augusta Commission can't find enough four leaf clovers to balance the budget

...budget if it doesn't interfere with public safety, but case law in Georgia says they can't arbitrarily cut his budget."There have been two case laws on that," he said. "That is not the direction we want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-22/sylvia-cooper-a
Local judge asks Georgia Supreme Court to end delays in capital murder cases

...A pool of attorneys defending only capital cases is simply not practicable, efficient or workable."The judge cited case law stating the Supreme Court has the power to protect the judiciary and ensure the court system is capable of administering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-19/local-judge-asks-georg
5 Questions: Sheriff's Office Investigator Kendall Brown

...that bridge between recycler and law enforcement. My everyday dealings with metal theft-related incidents, arrest and case law over the past six years has given me the expertise in teaching/educating law enforcement agencies and citizens statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-04/5-questions-sheriffs-o