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Legal battle over Martin Luther King Jr. Bible, Nobel prize headed for court-ordered mediation

...Yolanda King, the Kings' eldest child, died in 2007.The case was set to go to trial in February, but Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney temporarily halted all action in the case at the parties' request to allow them time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/legal-battle-over-martin-luther-kin
Group sues over Ga. gun law revision

...controversial provisions, including some dealing with schools and college campuses.Georgia Carry filed its suit in Fulton County Superior Court Feb. 3, of this year. So far, the state hasn't made an official response to the allegations other than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-19/group-sues-over-ga-gun-l
Doctors Hospital sues state over Columbia County hospital decision

...the lawsuit, a spokesman said.The hospital and two of its affiliated physician groups filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court on Friday against the health department and Commissioner Clyde Reese claiming that its use of an exception...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-04/doctors-sues-state-over-colu
3 Atlanta teachers get lighter sentences

...school educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter reduced the sentences for Tamara Cotman, Sharon Davis-Williams and Michael Pitts. Each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/3-atlanta-teachers-get-light
Group supporting convicted Atlanta teachers

...com" at a church on Sunday.He says the organization will focus on changing "the minds and the hearts" of Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter and District Attorney Paul Howard.Baxter plans to resentence three of the former educators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-27/group-supporting-convicted-a
Not harsh, but deserved

...why many of the nine educators sentenced this week received the toughest penalties possible ? prison time.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter delayed his sentencing a day so all the educators could negotiate reduced sentences with prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-15/not-harsh-deserved
Judge cuts sentences for 3 in Atlanta cheating scandal

...received the harshest prison terms in the trial stemming from the city's standardized test cheating scandal.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter reduced sentences for Tamara Cot man, Sharon Davis-Williams and Michael Pitts. Each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-30/judge-cuts-sentences-3
Jail unethical educators

...minds and hearts of everyone's future in our hands, and our example influences all future generations.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter understood the sickness demonstrated by these people. I refuse to call them teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-26/jail-unethical-educators
10 ex-educators sentenced in Atlanta schools cheating case; 9 get jail time; 2 accept deals

...Tuesday, and the judge called the cheating scandal "the sickest thing that's ever happened in this town."Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter had delayed sentencing by a day and encouraged all to negotiate a deal with prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-14/10-ex-educators-sentenced-atlanta-s
Judge urges ex-Atlanta educators to accept sentencing deals in test cheating conspiracy trial

...reach those deals."I've got a fair sentence in my mind and it involves going to jail for everybody," Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter warned. He also said, "I don't think you want to go my way. Either it's my way or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-13/judge-urges-ex-atlanta