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Judge blocks Atlanta street name change

...the city of Atlanta from renaming downtown Harris Street to John C. Portman Jr. Boulevard.Superior Court Judge Constance Russell issued an injunction on Thursday. She ordered the city not to remove Harris Street signs, install new street signs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-27/judge-blocks-atlanta-street-
Voters contest ballot's legality

...the state's Nov. 2 ballots, arguing the referendum is illegally written and misleads voters. However, Judge Constance Russell said an 84-year-old ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court appears to require courts to stay out of the matter until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/25/met_429475.shtml
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Analysis: Marriage ruling opens flip-flop season

...of the voters, even the rookies can figure out which way the wind is blowing. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Constance Russell concluded that voters couldn't have known what they were voting on when three out of four of them pushed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/22/met_82425.shtml
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Amendment issue looms

...During the 2004 election, 76 percent of Georgia voters approved the amendment. But Fulton Superior Court Judge Constance Russell ruled in May the measure to ban gay marriage was presented incorrectly to voters. She did not rule on the issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/19/met_85889.shtml
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Judge hears Capitol case on authority

...Thurbert Baker said other parts of the constitution and state laws give Mr. Baker the say-so on legal issues. Judge Constance Russell didn't say when she would rule but promised it would be soon. Mr. Perdue wants Mr. Baker to withdraw an appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/09/met_475408.shtml
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A slam-dunk decision

...Readily seen; visible. Readily understood; clear or obvious. In other words, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Constance Russell either didn't see the obvious in the law, or chose to ignore it because she wanted a certain outcome in the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/07/edi_88039.shtml
Editorials
Judge hands Perdue defeat

...signed into law by Mr. Perdue's predecessor, Democrat Roy Barnes. On Friday, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Constance Russell ruled Mr. Perdue couldn't stop the map case in court just because he disagrees with it. "A sitting governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/12/met_475666.shtml
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Be patient - your bigoted day will come

...after all. Just be patient! The Chronicle's latest "judicial tyrant" is Fulton County Superior Court Judge Constance Russell. On Tuesday, Judge Russell struck down Georgia's new constitutional amendment banning gay marriages. In its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/27/let_83044.shtml
Letters
Lawyers argue over gay marriage referendum

...of civil unions. The case landed in the state's high court on appeal after Fulton County Superior Court Judge Constance Russell dismissed the plaintiffs' case Sept. 29. She cited a 1920 ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court which prevents judges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/20/met_431814.shtml
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Gay marriage ban will stand

...Robert Benham wrote in the decision. The ruling reverses a lower court decision from Fulton County Superior Judge Constance Russell in May. Thursday's decision is not eligible for review by the U.S. Supreme Court. "There is no appeal from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/07/met_88076.shtml
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