Federal Judge Avant Edenfield dies

...attorneys that being a judge was "like riding a bicycle. We're bound to take a number of falls."He said the ideal federal judge should have "the patience of Job, the kindness of a saint, the endurance of a marathon runner and the wisdom of...

Augusta Commission face decisions on stormwater utility fee, historic building demolitions at meeting

...fee revenue in the 2015 budget before approving its implementation. The move got a similar fee delayed by an Atlanta federal judge, he said.Coupled with sales tax collections, the fee will generate more than $15 million a year planned to cover...

ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle Peter Pan peanut butter salmonella case

...are thankful for all of the people who recognize that."The ConAgra plea deal, which still must be approved by a federal judge, extends a recent string of high-profile food safety prosecutions.Two former Iowa egg industry executives were...

Ex-Notre Dame quarterback will transfer to Florida State

...The NFL players' union has asked a federal court to hold the league and Goodell in contempt for not complying with a federal judge's order to send Adrian Peterson's disciplinary case back to an arbitrator. The filing alleges that Goodell and...

Agent's affair changes sentencing

...who was serving a 10-year sentence for selling guns to undercover agents in 2010 will serve 15 months less after a federal judge resentenced him Tuesday as the result of an affair between a Savannah-based federal prosecutor and a federal agent...

Cowboys' Greg Hardy suspended 10 games by NFL

...he was paid his $13.1 million salary. COURTS: A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected...dementia over the life of the deal approved Wednesday by a federal judge in Philadelphia.The average award would be about...

Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...can't solve this problem by myself. ... We're going to have to change the laws in Congress... ."On Feb. 16, federal Judge Andrew Hanen granted the injunction sought by the states to block the implementation of the president's directive...

Ga. fires back on nursing home payments

...money is not the only Medicaid funding that has led to a conflict between Georgia and federal health officials.A federal judge ruled in February that Georgia should receive a refund of $90 million of Medicaid funds it mistakenly returned to...

Ga. federal judge replaced in Ala. sentencing

...MOBILE, Ala. - A federal appeals court has removed a federal judge facing drug charges from the sentencing of Eddie Smith...court has appointed William H. Stafford Jr., a senior federal judge in Tallahassee, Fla., to preside over Smith's sentencing...

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Federal judge upholds disqualification of Carey

NEW YORK -- A federal judge has upheld an election officer's decision to disqualify Ron Carey...Tuesday, supported the November decision of Kenneth Conboy, a former federal judge. As special adjudicator, Conboy disqualified Carey after another...

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