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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
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
Patients lash out at 'monster' cancer doctor in fraud case

...doctor is asking for no more than 25 years. His sentence likely will be ordered Thursday or Friday after U.S. District Judge Paul Borman hears from experts and a handful of people who are expected to praise Fata's skills.But Tuesday was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-07/patients-lash-out-monster-ca
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
Death for Boston bomber

...Russian accent, said after rising to his feet in the hushed federal courtroom.After Tsarnaev said his piece, U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. quoted Shakespeare's line "The evil that men do lives after them. The good is often interred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-24/death-boston-bomber
Confederate flag case cited in Redskins trademark battle

...trademark registration should be canceled on the grounds that it might be offensive to Native Americans.U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee asked lawyers at the start of the hearing to focus on how that Supreme Court case affects the Redskins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-23/confederate-flag-case-cit
Falcons release veteran offensive tackle Sam Baker

...assaulting women.He could serve as much as 20 years under terms of a lengthy memorandum read in court Monday by state District Judge Karen Herman. However, he will probably serve only about another nine years, mostly in federal custody, if he complieswith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-15/falcons-release-veteran-offen
Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public, court rules

...consequences and addictiveness of smoking cigarettes. After hearing testimony from 162 witnesses over nine months, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler found in 2006 that the companies had engaged in a massive fraud campaign.The judge ordered the companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
Former SC State board chairman sentenced to 5 years in prison in kickback scheme

...University was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for his role in a kickback and corruption scheme.U.S. District Judge David Norton on Wednesday also fined Jonathan Pinson more than $337,000, saying that the Greenville businessman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/former-sc-state-board-chairma