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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's code of conduct hearing starts

...think this nightmare will be over very soon," Corn well said.The hearing before a former Florida Supreme Court chief justice is closed to the public and media.It is to determine whether Winston violated any or all of four sections of the code...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/florida-state-quarterback
Judge issues South Carolina's first gay marriage licenses, despite attorney general's opposition

...Appeals refused on Tuesday to put Gergel's order on hold. South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson then asked Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Su preme Court to block such marriages while the state appeals, Wilson spokesman Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/judge-issues-south-carolinas-
Georgia Supreme Court OKs private probation

...misdemeanors in 2000.Sentinel is the largest probation company operating in the state.The opinion, written by Chief Justice Hugh Thompson, showed the justices weren't immune to the complaints reported about Sentinel workers."Accordingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-24/georgia-supreme-court-
SC lawmakers study school ruling

...placing all blame for the blighted state of education in their districts at the feet" of the Legislature, wrote Chief Justice Jean Toal.Some consolidation has occurred. South Carolina has 83 school districts in 46 counties, down from 92...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/sc-lawmakers-study-school
Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driver

...restriction because of pregnancy," Kennedy said, calling that a "misimpression."Kennedy asked just a few questions and Chief Justice John Roberts commented just twice during the argument.Since the justices agreed in July to hear the case, the Equal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/justices-weigh-bias-claim-
No. 18 East Carolina stops upset-minded Connecticut

...Virginia Tech (4-4, 1-3) lost for the second week in a row.FLORIDA STATE: Retired Florida Supreme Court chief justice Major Harding has been selected to serve as the independent observer who will conduct Florida State quarterback Jameis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-23/no-18-east-carolina-stops
South Carolina Supreme Court rules in school districts' favor

...are the children who represent South Carolina's future."There is no loser," concludes the opinion written by Chief Justice Jean Toal. The ruling "places before the parties a new opportunity ... leaning forward towards a conversation unencumbered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-12/south-carolina-supreme-court-
Justices hear arguments in private probation cases

...Justice David E. Nahmias suggested Ellington should focus on people who are too poor to pay the fines and fees imposed.Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson, a former trial judge, said a judge is supposed to conduct a hearing to ensure a person is able...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-22/justices-hear-argument
State Court Judges' Council chooses to ignore ethical opinion to stay out of pending litigation

...arguments in the Sentinel Offender Services appellate cases.Instead, the council's private attorney ? former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears ? forwarded a copy of the Judicial Qualifications Commission's opinion to Georgia Supreme Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/state-court-judges-cou
Council of State Court Judges wades into legal battle over private probation companies

...filed in Richmond and Co lum bia counties against Sen tinel are before the Geor gia Supreme Court on appeal. A former chief justice of the court, Leah Ward Sears, was hired by the Council of State Court Judges to file friend-of-the-court briefs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-03/council-state-court-ju