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Trial date set for one of the civil cases against private probation firm

...State Court.Starting in 2010, the case dragged through the federal court system. A 2013 ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case back to Richmond County Superior Court.In December, McGee's case was reassigned to Judge Daniel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-25/trial-date-set-one-civ
Court clears way for gay marriage in South Carolina

...week ? at least for now.The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., denied the state's request to...Wilson has argued a decision by the 6th U.S. Cir cuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati upholding gay marriage bans in several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-18/court-clears-way-gay-marriage-south
After weather delay, Georgia to perform rare execution of a woman

...rejected a request to halt her execution, and her lawyers have appealed that decision to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.If Gissendaner's execution happens, she will be the first woman executed in Georgia in 70 years.Lena Baker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-01/after-weather-delay-ge
How upcoming legal cases may change the future of franchises

...says.Whoever loses during the hearings will likely appeal to the NLRB. From there, the case would go the U.S. Court of Appeals and possibly the Supreme Court.The franchise industry is concerned the cases could set a precedent requiring all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-08/how-upcoming-legal-cases-m
Georgia Court of Appeals upholds Scott Dean conviction

The Georgia Court of Appeals rejected former Harlem Mayor Scott Dean's contention that he was unfairly tried and convicted of child molestation in Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-08/georgia-court-appeals-
Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

...SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Effingham...their official capacities.The Court of Appeals this week wrote that the granting...win as a matter of law.In the Court of Appeals ruling, the courts states that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/appeals-court-hears-ga
Court urges Chem-Nuclear safety

COLUMBIA -- The South Carolina Court of Appeals is ordering Chem-Nuclear to better protect the groundwater...Thursday evening, DHEC also issued a statement: "The Court of Appeals based yesterday's opinion on findings from a 2005...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-31/court-urges-chem-nuclear-saf
Appeal might delay trial in Episcopal schism in eastern South Carolina

...might be delayed because of an appeal to the state Court of Appeals.Parishes in the conservative Episcopal Diocese of...ruling was appealed this week to the South Carolina Court of Appeals, putting the trial, for now, on hold."We are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/appeal-might-delay-trial-epis
Court reviews swampland development

...arguments over whether to overturn a decision by the Court of Appeals regarding 25-foot buffers along the banks of marshy...when there is wrested vegetation," he said.The Court of Appeals essentially agreed but concluded that the result would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-06/court-reviews-swampland-de
Roger Bettis' 2010 rape conviction for brutal attack at MCG in Augusta, reversed on appeal

...women's restroom is entitled to a new trial, the Court of Appeals of Georgia has ruled.In a July 10 opinion, the appellate...represent himself was a constitutional error, the Court of Appeals found.Criminal defendants are entitled to competent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-15/roger-bettis-2010-rape