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Cop not liable for police dog action

...jury.The trial court denied her motion, and the Court of Appeals upheld that decision. The state's top court reversed the Court of Appeals' decision on Monday.Chase Swanson, who argued Key's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/cop-not-liable-police-dog-ac
S.C. Supreme Court upholds validity of ordinance allowing North Augusta to finance the new GreenJackets stadium

...North Augusta complied with FOIA. Donohue appealed Kinard's ruling, and the Supreme Court agreed to bypass the Court of Appeals to hear the case May 5.In an e-mail, Donohue applauded the court's decision to advance government transparency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/sc-supreme-court-upholds
Discount contact lens retailers given OK to lower prices

...could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.The decision handed down Friday from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver clears the way for discount contact lens retailers to drop prices while a legal battle is waged between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-13/discount-contact-lens-retail
North Augusta, Wyndham Enterprises settle after five years of litigation

...upheld in a Circuit Court decision, but then reversed on appeal in 2012.According to the reversal opinion by the Court of Appeals, the North Augusta Board of Zoning Appeals had "acted outside the scope of its authority, and its decision was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-16/north-augus
Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public, court rules

...lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a partial win for cigarette makers in the long-running legal fight that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
Judge drops contempt order against mother

...show Lingefelt appealed the decision at 3:57 p.m. Thursday, halting the impending jail time until the state court of appeals reviews the case.Annis said Lingefelt still must pay the bill but no longer has a deadline."I was uncomfortable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-05/judge-drops-contempt-o
The limits of power

...federal courts in his effort to singlehandedly rewrite American immigration laws.This week the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals let stand a court order blocking Mr. Obama from unilaterally waiving deportation laws and furnishing millions of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/limits-power
S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...ruled in favor of North Augusta in August. Donohue appealed the decision, and the Supreme Court agreed to bypass the Court of Appeals to hear the case.Project Jackson totals $125 million in private investment and $58 million in public dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-03/sc-supreme-court-hear-project
Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-22/barry-bonds-obstruction-
NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson

...the NFL for re-arbitration. The league promptly appealed Doty's decision to a higher court.The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals won't hear that case for months, so those proceedings will be merely for principle in the ongoing dispute between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-16/nfl-reinstates-adrian-peterso