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Civil suit will proceed against GRU officers

...University police officer has survived its first challenge in U.S. District Court.In an order filed Aug. 21, U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall dismissed a number of claims against the school and police officers, but the claims on eight grounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-27/civil-suit-will-procee
Panthers lose star receiver Kelvin Benjamin for season

...NFL's four-game suspension of the New England Patriots quarterback over "Deflategate" is in jeopardy.U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman, who's been asked by NFL Players Association to void the suspension, warned a league lawyer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-19/panthers-lose-star-receiver-k
Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...attorney for Alston. "It's lucrative enough to do so."Expect important decisions as soon as October, when U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, California, will hear arguments on whether related lawsuits should proceed as class-action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-22/legal-showdown-looms-over
Judge dismisses Georgia death row inmate's lawsuit filed in the wake of execution drug problem

...injection drug means she could be subject to cruel and unusual punishment when her execution date is rescheduled.U.S. District Judge Thomas Thrash dismissed the complaint, saying Gissendaner had failed to show the violation of her Eighth Amendment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/judge-dismisses-georgi
Brady files lawsuit against NFL

...what was fair and just."Just before the courts closed in Minnesota, the NFL Players Association asked U.S. District Judge David Doty to overturn Brady's four-game suspension ? or at least put it on hold until the case can be heard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-29/brady-files-lawsuit-against-n
Volunteers, Yellow Jackets to kick off 2017 season in Atlanta

...suspension.U.S. Magistrate Judge Janie Mayeron set a settlement conference for Aug. 13. That is the same day U.S. District Judge David Doty has scheduled a hearing on the NFLPA's contempt-of-court motion against the league and Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-07-20/volunteers-yellow-jackets
SC medical researcher guilty of fraud

...Pleasant has been convicted of defrauding the federal government. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports U.S. District Judge David Norton found Dr. Jian Yun Dong guilty Tuesday of defrauding the federal government. U.S. Attorney David...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-05/sc-medical-researcher-guilty-fraud
Detained FIFA official is extradited to the US

...A day ahead of a status conference in his case in federal court in Brooklyn, prosecutors sent a letter to U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie informing him that Davidson has been involved in plea negotiations.The government said it anticipates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-16/detained-fifa-offici
Bulldogs receiver Justin Scott-Wesley undergoes knee surgery

...quarterback job. TEXAS A&M: A Florida federal district judge tossed out the latest attempt by Aggie fans to hold...revamped Kyle Field in College Station, Texas.U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas in Fort Lauderdale, Fla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-03/bulldogs-receiver-justin-
Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...with the decision, and gay marriage advocates said they would ask courts to impose penalties on holdouts.U.S. District Judge Callie Granade of Mobile issued a brief order saying state probate judges can't discriminate against gay couples...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply