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Tom Brady's four-game suspension is lifted by judge

...integrity of the game."Hours after Goodell issued his statement, the league appealed to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan.NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league would not seek an emergency stay, freeing Brady to play...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-03/tom-bradys-four-game-suspensi
Rape victim's lawsuit against hospital revived

...hospital where she was raped by a nursing assistant can proceed to trial because of a recent decision by the Georgia Court of Appeals.The lawsuit against Select Specialty Hospital had been thrown out of Rich mond Coun ty State Court, but the July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-15/rape-victims-lawsuit-a
Retrial underway in 2009 hospital attack

...week in Richmond County Superior Court.Roger Bettis, 34, was granted a new trial in July 2014 when the Georgia Court of Appeals agreed that he should have been allowed to represent himself if he still wanted to after being fully informed of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-03/retrial-underway-2009-
Court orders EPA to alter rules

...rejecting an argument by states and industry groups that the rule was overly burdensome. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit orders the EPA to redo sulfur-dioxide and nitrogen-oxide standards for 13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/court-orders-epa-alter-rul
Business news

...after a Jeep Grand Cherokee he was riding in was hit from behind and burst into flames.The Jeep's gas tank was mounted behind the rear axle, leaving it vulnerable in a rear crash.The case now heads to the Georgia Court of Appeals.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/business-news
Federal judge orders South Carolina attorney general to pay legal costs for gay marriage case

...license.At the time the case was filed, Gergel noted, South Carolina was the only state in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to still enforce its gay marriage ban after the court found a similar ban in Virginia unconstitutional.In his arguments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/federal-judge-orders-s
Across the Region

...a new terminal.The challenge is before the state Court of Appeals, but the South Carolina Ports Authority asked the...not say why. That means the case goes first to the Court of Appeals, where written arguments have been filed but no date...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-29/across-region
Man who attacked women at Georgia Regents Medical Center gets 95 years after retrial

...constant problem in custody and a threat to law enforcement, she said.Bettis was initially convicted in 2010 but the Court of Appeals reversed the conviction because Bettis was not fully advised of the right to serve as his own attorney and of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-05/man-who-attacked-women
Rape attempt suspect cross-examines witness to 2009 assault in Medical College of Georgia bathroom

...Cates' testimony.Cates also testified at Bettis' first trial in 2010. He was convicted in 2010 but last year the Court of Appeals reversed Bettis' conviction because Bettis wasn't fully informed of his right to represent himself and the dangers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-04/witness-confronts-susp
Hospital attack witness testifies in retrial

...mirrored Cates' testimony.Cates also testified at Bettis' first trial in 2010. He was convicted but last year the Court of Appeals reversed Bettis' conviction because Bettis wasn't fully informed of his right to represent himself and the dangers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-04/hospital-attack-witnes