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Longtime court administrator passes the torch

Superior Court judges in the Augusta Judicial Circuit are the face of the local judicial...and interviews with six finalists, the circuit's eight Superior Court judges agreed that Brooks was the right man for the job."There's always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-21/longtime-court-a
South Carolina Circuit Court judge rules in favor of Project Jackson in North Augusta

North Augusta's Project Jackson is moving forward.South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit challenging a riverfront development that includes a new baseball stadium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-19/south-carolina-circuit-c
Judge rules North Augusta didn't have to prove new findings of blight for Project Jackson

...according to the judge who ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit challenging Project Jackson.South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled that plaintiff Stephen Donohue, who sued the city in December, erred in his claims that North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/judge-rules-north-augusta-di
Sex trafficking of minor ends with lengthy prison terms

...recommended under federal sentencing guidelines, but they still will spend years in federal prison.Senior U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. agreed with the defense attorneys and prosecutor that the defendants deserved what is called in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-19/sex-trafficking-minor-
Federal judge who was arrested on domestic violence charges continues receiving $200,000 salary

...should be disciplined."During this course he will continue to receive his salary," said Carparelli, a former state court judge in Colorado and the executive director of the American Judicature Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/federal-judge-who-was-arrested-dome
Former sheriff's deputy sentenced to prison for identity theft

...on the job was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday.Sean Lydell Street, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall to 24 months in prison for stealing personal identification information to be used as part of a fraudulent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-13/former-sheriffs-deputy
Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer goes through

...found he had symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.Adam Streisand, Ballmer's attorney, said Tuesday that Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas signed the order authorizing the sale even if Donald Sterling's attorneys filed an appeal.Pierce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/clippers-sale-former-microsof
New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...an arrangement because it could significantly affect the success of its efforts to reduce juvenile crime.Juvenile Court Judge Pamela Doumar told board members that the court would contribute $3,000 to the effort and that the Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-11/new-alternative-school-pr
Federal judge from Alabama accused of hitting his wife after she accused him of infidelity

...an Atlanta jail Monday after he was accused of hitting his wife when she accused him of infidelity.U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller, 55, posted a $5,000 bond after a hearing in Fulton County Magistrate Court. He is charged with misdemeanor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/federal-judge-alabama-accused-hitti
Jury selection begins, potential jurors given questionnaires in Atlanta test cheating trial

...Investigators have said Hall and her top staff "created a culture of fear, intimidation and retaliation."Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter told a group of potential jurors that the trial is expected to be lengthy and demanding. They were given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/jury-selection-begins-potential-jur