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Hearing Friday in Charleston for man charged in 2011 fatal police shooting

...for Friday at the Charleston County courthouse.Stephon Morrell Carter's trial has been assigned to South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman. The hearing is being heard in Charleston to accommodate the judge's schedule, and the trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-28/hearing-friday-charles
Judge temporarily bans legalized sports wagering in New Jersey

...and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which bans state-sponsored sports gambling. Instead, Christie relied on a 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals ruling last year that said PASPA didn't prohibit New Jersey "from repealing its ban on sports wagering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-24/judge-temporarily-ba
North Augusta asks state Supreme Court to take up Project Jackson case

...development. He contested whether the development area is blighted, a requirement for a TIF district.After a trial, Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of North Augusta on Aug. 20, a decision Donohue later asked the judge to reconsider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-21/north-augusta-asks-state
Gay marriage issue in attorney general race

...replied that he is obligated to represent the state and defend its laws unless the U.S. Supreme Court or the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals which has jurisdiction over Georgia rules a law unconstitutional. Since neither has weighed in on the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-14/gay-marriage-i
Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

...Sullitto said many of the company's critics are businesses that have received bad reviews.Last month, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tossed out a lawsuit filed by several businesses claiming Yelp extorted them by removing positive reviews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/review-site-yelp-battles-e
North Augusta homeowner appeals Project Jackson ruling

...with an appeal but that court papers were likely in the mail.After hearing trial arguments in July, South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in mid-August that North Augusta followed the TIF statute during public hearings and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/north-augusta-homeowner-appe
Rising to our defense

...water dispute with Alabama and Florida.The result? Thanks in large part of Olens' legal representation, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Lake Lanier was authorized for Georgia's water supply, and a U.S. District Court dismissed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-15/rising-our-defense
Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...courts.The cases are now before Georgia's highest court on appeal of a Sept. 16, 2013 order by Augusta Judicial Circuit Court Judge Daniel J. Craig.Craig ruled that the law that grants certain powers to state probation officers who supervise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
South Carolina judge won't rule again on Project Jackson

A South Carolina judge won't reconsider his ruling in favor of North Augusta's Project Jackson development.Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard handed down an order Wednesday denying plaintiff Stephen Donohue's request for reconsideration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-18/south-carolina-judge-wont-ru
Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction could be reversed

...baseball's career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will convene an 11-judge panel in San Francisco to decide whether Bonds' rambling response to a question...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-17/barry-bonds-obstruction-