Refine Search

  •  
  •  
A ruinous ruling

...argument that the law's goal was to cover all Americans, and that a strict interpretation would, in the words of Chief Justice John Roberts, "destabilize" insurance markets and create a "death spiral" for the president's signature legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/ruinous-ruling
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in dissent. Roberts read a summary...the first time he has done so in nearly 10 years as chief justice."If you are among the many Americans - of whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...whether interpreting it so narrowly "produces a substantive effect that is compatible with the rest of the law," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote. The majority found that the plaintiffs' argument to reject those subsidies "would destabilize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-25/supreme-court-ruling-keeps-h
Now what will happen?

...By all means, celebrate today's decision," Chief Justice John G. Roberts wrote in dissent. "But do not celebrate...that the five justices wrested from the people Friday.Chief Justice Roberts most succinctly summed up the court's overstepping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/now-what-will-happen
Supreme Court upholds health care law

...stern challenges at the Supreme Court.At the court, Chief Justice John Roberts again wrote the opinion in support of the...statutory interpretation" that were redolent of the chief justice's efforts to save the law in 2012.The 2012 case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/supreme-court-upholds-health
Parents hold rally in Atlanta to ask Georgia Judicial Council to investigate family court practices

...Council of Georgia, the organization that makes rules, known as canons, for how judges should behave.Supreme Court Chief Justice Hugh Thompson said there was little the council could do officially about the complaints."I'm not saying anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-17/parents-hold-rally-atl
Costa Pleicones become South Carolina's first new chief justice in 15 years

...associate justice Costa Pleicones the state's first new chief justice in 15 years on Wednesday, but he won't have the job...elevated the longest serving member of the court to be chief justice, but it isn't a requirement. Associate Justice Don...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-27/costa-pleicones-become-south-ca
A height of hypocrisy

...conservative supporters. Justice Anthony Kennedy (appointed by President Reagan) is the most consistent swing vote, while Chief Justice John Roberts (appointed by President George W. Bush) was the deciding vote in favor of Obamacare.Yet it's a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-23/height-hypocrisy
Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts

...money out of misdemeanor offenders.Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark S. Cady said the judicial caseload in the lower...license, Boruchowitz said.The Iowa Supreme Court chief justice agreed. States need to reverse the trend of criminalizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-13/bipartisan-support-was
Federal Judge Avant Edenfield dies

...Oct. 7, 1978 ? an act former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher once good-naturedly called Carter's...death penalty cases, earning criticism from Georgia's chief justice.In a 1979 address to the Savannah Bar Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-09/federal-judge-avant-edenfiel