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Environmental groups sue over Palmetto Pipeline

...be in harm's way if this pipeline is built," he said. A spokeswoman for Kinder Morgan refused comment. Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams will determine whether the DOT commissioner's decision is supported by substantial evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-04/environmental-groups-sue-ove
City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...Barbara Sims and Brian Prince; Chief Su perior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet; Chief State Court Judge Richard Slaby and Judge John Flythe; Chief Civil and Magis trate Court Judge William D. Jen nings III and Presi ding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-08-01/vips-turn-out-h
Bottom line

...returned to the United States to carry out an even more heinous act of terrorism.Davis' attorney asked U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall for a lighter sentence, based on leniency shown to others whose attempts to join terrorists were more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-31/bottom-line
Savannah woman accused in 188-count indictment of financially exploiting 91-year-old woman

...Both indictments were returned on evidence presented by Assistant District Attorney Margaret Hinchey DeLeon, the office's lead elder abuse prosecutor. Each was assigned to Chatham County Superior Court Judge Louisa Abbot for disposition.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/savannah-woman-accused-188-c
Judge doesn't want Tom Brady case in court

A U.S. District Court judge on Thursday ordered the NFL and NFL Players Association to try to resolve their differences over New England Patriots quarterback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-30/judge-doesnt-want-tom-brady-c
Georgia judge cuts damages in Jeep fire death, rejects plea for new trial

...must pay the family of a child who died in a Jeep SUV fire from $150 million to $40 million.Decatur County Superior Court Judge J. Kevin Chason also denied Fiat Chrysler's motion for a new trial, dismissing arguments that jurors acted irrationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/georgia-judge-cuts-damages
Aid to Islamic State ends with maximum penalty for Augusta man

...is no parole, Leon Nathan Davis III, 37, will remain on supervised release the rest of his life, U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall ordered.Davis pleaded guilty May 27. He has been in custody since his arrest Nov. 24 at the Delta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/aid-islamic-state-ends
Augusta native to hear Supreme Court case

State Appeals Court Judge Carla Wong McMillian, an Augusta native, will make history Monday when she becomes the first Asian-American to sit on a case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-09/augusta-native-hear-supreme-c
Business news

...of a gas tank that led to the 2012 death of a 4-year-old boy.Chrysler attorneys asked Decatur County Superior Court Judge J. Kevin Chason to either dismiss the jury verdict or reduce the damages.A 12-person jury found Chrysler negligent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/business-news
Lawsuit against Sentinel Offender Services will remain in Richmond County for trial

...Sentinel's probation officers led to their false arrests and incarceration.On Wednesday in Richmond County Superior Court, Judge Daniel J. Craig ruled against the defense's request to change the venue in Kathleen Hucks lawsuit against Sentinel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-15/lawsuit-against-sentin