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Supreme Court could put brakes on government's job bias suits

...out settlement talks.If the high court affirms the decision, it would help the EEOC overturn nearly four decades of case law that has allowed courts outside the 7th Circuit to get a look at the settlement process and derail EEOC suits.Some federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-11/supreme-court-could-put-br
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
Georgia police chiefs meet in Augusta for winter training conference

...and white supremacy, updates to the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) process, legal and case law updates, managing media in mass casualty events and developing leadership. But it was a panel discussion on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/georgia-police-chiefs-
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
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
Opinion opens door to July mayor, commission elections

...litigation or even Justice De part ment intervention was possible should the change be enforced because there is no settled case law on the subject.Richmond County Board of Elec tions Executive Di rec tor Lynn Bailey said the last word she had on local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-18/opinion-opens-door-july-
Scott Dean's daughter recants sex allegation on witness stand

...six requirements to have one granted based on new evidence.Assistant District Attorney Madonna Little argued and cited case law that a victim's recantation is not cause for a new trial. And any new evidence coming forward cannot be to impeach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-04/scott-deans-daughter-r