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'Changed' chronicles women's rise

In 1960, a secretary named Lois Rabinowitz was reprimanded by a New York City judge for appearing in court wearing slacks. Less than 50 years later in the same city, bus driver Tahita Jenkins was fired from her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/06/liv_558274.shtml
Life & style
Tiff lays family to waste

...But a package of cat dung spiced up what prosecutors in the Alabama city say was an ongoing domestic feud. In July a city judge found Cecelia Timmerman Penner of Edgefield guilty of sending the cat droppings through the mail and of making harassing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/19/met_236418.shtml
Metro
Orville Smith

...he started his own practice in North Augusta, becoming the city's first attorney. He served as North Augusta's city judge, city recorder, mayor, city attorney and the chair of the municipal election commission. He practiced law 61 years...

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Across South Carolina

...other by arranging his early release in a drunken-driving case. After his 2003 arrest in Mount Pleasant, Charleston City Judge Joseph Mendelsohn called Charleston County Magistrate James B. Gosnell to challenge the local policy against the posting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/26/met_15702.shtml
Metro
Diana Ross won't have to serve more time in jail

...drunken-driving conviction in Greenwich, Conn., won't have to return to Tucson to spend more time in jail. On Monday, a city judge rescinded his order calling for the 60-year-old singer to return to Tucson to serve 48 consecutive hours in the Pima...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/ent_411294.shtml
Things to Do
Judge wants deal in records suit

...unsuccessfully to convince the judge that the Association for Fair Government had no right to file legal action against the city. Judge Duncan D. Wheale sided with the association's attorney, Robert Mullins, on the issue of "standing," but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/11/met_461706.shtml
Metro
Aiken considers court to help quality of life

...much more," Mr. Pearce said. "Our docket is becoming crushing in its caseload." Under the current system, the city judge holds court three mornings a week to advise defendants of their rights, explain the city court trial process and call...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/12/met_55304.shtml
Metro | Aiken City Council
City takes no action on suits

...response, the attorney for several mobile home parks and Alan M. Smith filed a motion for default judgment against the city. Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet granted the motion on the same day, Oct. 21. The city, as any defendant in a civil action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/05/met_19441.shtml
Metro
Across Georgia

...Anne to attend the school. Next year, she will be required to attend North Gwinnett High, her neighborhood school. City judge accused of giving alcohol to girls BARNESVILLE - The Barnesville City Council voted Monday to suspend without pay a city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/10/met_80806.shtml
Metro
Two fine judge picks

...traffic cases formerly handled by the city's Municipal Court. The fly in the ointment is Evita Paschall, the old city judge whose appointment runs out Dec. 31. She'll now be drawing a $34,199 base salary, and an almost $11,000 supplement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/08/edi_211021.shtml
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