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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
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
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
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
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
Overtime

...Werth was convicted last month in Fairfax County and sentenced to 10 days in jail, but appealed his conviction to Circuit Court.The Washington Post reported that Werth entered a guilty plea Thursday.Werth will serve his sentence on weekends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-29/overtime
Plea deal reached in Aiken cop slaying trial

...looked towards Richardson's mother, brother and widow as they read statements to the court.When questioned by Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman, Carter said he had gone to school through 10th grade, had one daughter and had been treated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/plea-deal-reached-cop-