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Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...the revised regulations merely clarify powers the federal government had all along.Olens filed the case in the Federal District Court in Brunswick, an area dotted with the types of wetlands affected by the rule. The support of attorneys general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Tough under fire

...ensconced it as the No. 2 item in the Bill of Rights ? is at least being recognized in the courts.Last week a federal district court struck down the District of Columbia's outright prohibition on carrying handguns in public by ruling the District's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-31/tough-under-fire
Officials say Georgia man posed as airline worker to get free travel

...JetBlue Airways said that it uncovered the scheme and notified law enforcement.Myers was arraigned Thursday in federal district court. He was ordered to stay in the Los Angeles area if he posts bail and told not to book air travel. A call to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/officials-say-georgia-man-pos
Federal government, 6 states sue to block US Airways, American merger

...The Justice Department turned the words of US Airways leaders against them. The 56-page complaint filed in federal district court in Washington, D.C., was peppered with quotes from internal e-mails, investor presentations and public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-13/federal-government-6-states-sue-blo
Failures prompt Georgia prison lawsuit

...spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan would not comment on the lawsuit. The agency has 21 days to file a formal response with the federal district court in Rome."The department is confident that any issues at Hays State Prison have been addressed," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-06/failures-prompt-georgi
Augusta lawyer Brian Epps selected as federal magistrate judge

Augusta lawyer Brian Epps has been selected as a federal court magistrate judge.The federal district court judges of the Southern District of Georgia chose Epps from several highly qualified candidates, Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-29/augusta-lawyer-brian-e
Magazine publishers battle in court

...been named in a federal lawsuit filed by the publishers of Robb Report. The lawsuit, filed in Massachusetts Federal District Court, claims Millionaire.com Inc., publisher of Millionaire Magazine, intentionally misled readers and advertisers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/11/met_273718.shtml
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NBA takes legal action against players' union

...NBA on Tuesday filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board and a lawsuit in federal district court in New York.The NBA accused the players of being uncooperative in negotiations on a new collective bargaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-08-03/nba-takes-legal-action-agains
Nominee waits for approval

...District of Georgia for the past two years after her first nomination to a federal post by President Bush. "To be a federal district court judge in the Southern District of Georgia would be the pinnacle of a legal career for me," Ms. Wood said Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/met_85256.shtml
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Appeals court rejects 2 Richmond County principals' claim that demotions were race-based

...Court of Appeals, based in Atlanta, affirmed a federal district court ruling dismissing the 2009 claim Tuesday.Hartley...and deny promotions to Gibbons and Lumpkin, the federal district court ruled, and the 11th Circuit affirmed that.Gibbons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-11-23/appeals-court-rejects-2-r