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Scott Dean's habeas corpus petition denied

...newly discovered evidence, his remedy is by extraordinary motion for new trial, not by habeas corpus."Superior Court Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. denied such a motion Oct. 31, 2013, saying Silda Dean's recantation was not a legal cause...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-13/scott-deans-habeas-cor
Twisted justice?

...Their 9-0 vote came after assurances by Chief State Court Judge Richard Slaby that he and other Richmond County judges...engagement in the contracting process.Really, should state court judges serve as go-betweens in what amounts to a purchasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-09/twisted-justice
Atlanta judge lifts story ban

...barring media outlets from reporting a specific story related to the case.Media reports said Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter on Friday signed an order that prohibited the media, particularly television station Fox 5 Atlanta, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/atlanta-judge-lifts-story-ba
Incumbents shine in Augusta-area state races

...Evans, a longtime Demo cratic party official, also called on Stone to withdraw his application to serve as state court judge in Burke County, something Stone said he would not do unless he lost the Senate race."I'm definitely not taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-05/incumbents-shine-augusta
Officials warn students of consequences of drug use, violence

...differences between misdemeanors and felonies and the different sentencing lengths for various crimes.Former Juvenile Court Judge Willie Saunders told students he understood it can be draining to have adults telling them what to do, but he guaranteed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-04/officials-warn-students-abou
You Remembered: Surrey Center

...near the road appeared likely for demolition, and many of you remembered it as the White Horse Inn.U.S. District Court Judge Dudley Bowen Jr. recalled that it had motor-scooter delivery of various beverages all over The Hill.In a 1967 Chronicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-03/you-remembered-surrey-center
Justice delayed in Richmond County State Court

...for moving them through the system. Slaby said State Court judges believe misdemeanor cases move faster without it.The Superior Court judges of the Augusta Judicial Circuit also believed they could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-08/justice-delayed-richmo
Redskins coach Jay Gruden isn't sold on Robert Griffin III

...his ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder and threatening to kill her since he was found guilty of those charges by a district court judge in July. An exact date for the trial has not been set. Last week, a source close to Hardy indicated the trial could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-04/redskins-coach-jay-gruden-isn
Columbia County races

...2005), Finn, 8; daughter, Vivian, 6POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Worked on the campaigns of Sheryl Jolly, Superior Court judge 2004, and Jason Troiano, Columbia County chief magistrate 2012CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: "After knocking on nearly 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-02/columbia-county-races
Officials warn students about consequences of drug use, violence

...Carani defined statutory rape for students, explaining that sex with a girl under 16 is criminal.Former Juvenile Court Judge Willie Saunders told students he understood it can be draining to have adults telling them what to do, but guaranteed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-31/officials-warn-students-abou