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Henry Atkins Jr.

THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Henry Samuel Chip Atkins, Jr., 68, entered into rest July 15, 2013. Mr. Atkins was born in Augusta, Ga. on August 1, 1944. He was the son of the late Henry Samuel Atkins, Sr. and the late Virginia Adams Atkins. He was a 1962

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Loophole awaits legislature

It's hard to imagine anyone in their right mind arguing that it's OK for a high-school teacher to have sex with a student.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/17/edi_527876.shtml
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Panel passes bill on prison

ATLANTA - A measure that would allow prosecutors to pursue a sentence of life without parole from the outset of a murder case was cleared Thursday by a House panel.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/13/met_124492.shtml
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Sentencing panel might be dropped

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers took a step Tuesday toward disbanding a judicial panel created three decades ago to review and sometimes reduce prison sentences.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/07/met_119249.shtml
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Lawyer keeps zeal for job

Even after defending more than 33 people facing the possibility of a death sentence, Michael C. Garrett still feels a chill with each new case.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/06/met_436441.shtml
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Voters get choice in judgeship race

Voters in Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties have a rare opportunity Tuesday to cast ballots in a contested Superior Court judgeship race.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/met_422608.shtml
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Research uncovers 'client dumping'

Henry Brown knew he was caught. He said he just wanted to plead guilty to driving on a re-voked license after being declared a habitual violator. He thought it would be quick and easy, and he retained Augusta attorney Jim Blanchard, paying $685 on the $2,500 fee Mr. Blanchard set for him, according to the law firm's billing statements. Court records show Mr. Blanchard went to arraignment with Mr. Brown and filed initial defense motions. After that, Mr. Brown says, nothing happened.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/03/met_310791.shtml
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Williams granted reprieve

Alexander Williams already had set the menu for his last meal - three fried-egg sandwiches with a cola and a candy bar - when the Georgia Supreme Court voted 5-2 Tuesday to grant a stay of his execution.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/23/met_296489.shtml
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Brief challenges Walker jury

National and state attorney associations have thrown their weight behind former state Sen. Charles Walker's federal appeal.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/13/met_88730.shtml
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Ga. seeks to expand state's DNA database

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers may push for a broad expansion of the state DNA database under a proposal unveiled Monday amid stiff opposition from defense lawyers who fear the new policy could be overly intrusive.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/26/met_564672.shtml
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