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S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...are so confident."Donohue's lawsuit against the development worked its way to the Supreme Court after a state circuit court judge ruled in favor of North Augusta in August. Donohue appealed the decision, and the Supreme Court agreed to bypass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-03/sc-supreme-court-hear-project
SC lawmakers look at public record change

...charging excessive fees.The bill also creates an Office of Freedom of Information Act to resolve disputes outside of Circuit Court.The Index-Journal of Greenwood Executive Editor Richard Whiting says a lawsuit by his newspaper to get dashcam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-06/sc-lawmakers-look-public
Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-22/barry-bonds-obstruction-
NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson

...appeal back to the NFL for re-arbitration. The league promptly appealed Doty's decision to a higher court.The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals won't hear that case for months, so those proceedings will be merely for principle in the ongoing dispute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-16/nfl-reinstates-adrian-peterso
Con job at law firm to end criminal career

...paroled in 1983, according to an Asso cia ted Press article in November of that year. On Feb. 8, 1984, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals handed Owen probably his biggest win when it reversed the convictions for attempted murder of a police officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-18/con-job-law-firm-end-c
Business news

...dealt a blow to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and the prosecution of insider trading on Wall Street.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a one-paragraph ruling turning down a petition from Bharara's office. It said neither the three-judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/business-news
Government is too fat

...agree with the Republican stand on big government. Big Brother is everywhere and involved in everything. Do we need circuit court, district court, magistrate court, family court, traffic court, criminal court, civil court and all the litigating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-26/government-too-fat
Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

...raise under a bill headed to the Senate. The House passed the bill 142-21.The bill also gives salary increases to circuit court judges, district attorneys and public defenders.The state would add up to $30,000 annually for those officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-11/georgia-lawmakers-vote-deadli
First settlement reached in Sentinel Offender Services suit

...imprisonment.During the past five years, the case dragged through the federal court system. A ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2013 sent the case back to Richmond County Superior Court for disposition.In December, McGee's case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-07/first-settlement-reach
Trial date set for one of the civil cases against private probation firm

...County State Court.Starting in 2010, the case dragged through the federal court system. A 2013 ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case back to Richmond County Superior Court.In December, McGee's case was reassigned to Judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-25/trial-date-set-one-civ