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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
UGA players trusted Coach Donnan, lost money

...in a deals touted by Jim Donnan, they testified in the former UGA football coach's criminal fraud trial in federal district court Thursday.Kendrell Bell, a former Laney High star from Augusta, lost $2 million investing in GLC, shortly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-09/uga-players-trusted-co
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
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
Appeals court denies St. Joseph's claims about hospital sale

...eventually sold for $37 million, and the St. Joseph board sued HMA for the difference.After losing the lawsuit in federal district court, the board sought relief from the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta; however, a three-judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-01/appeals-court-denies-st-jose
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
Apple trying to limit consumer choice, Samsung says

...Co, Apple Inc., in a separate case, asked a federal district court in San Jose, Calif., on Friday to add four more...last quarter.In documents filed with San Jose federal district court Friday, Apple said 21 Samsung smartphones, media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-01/apple-trying-limit-consume
Terrace Manor principal placed on leave after outburst

...favor of white women.In 2011, a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal district court ruling dismissing the claim. The court ruled that the school district showed legitimate reasons to demote and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-11-14/terrace-manor-principal-p
Federal government must pay part of S.C.'s $3.5 million cost for voter ID lawsuit

...Carolina's law was the first voting law to be refused federal clearance in nearly 20 years.The case was sent to federal district court in Washington, where three judges heard arguments last year.In October, the panel unanimously upheld the law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-08/federal-government-must-pay-part-sc