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Augustan sits on Georgia Supreme Court bench for case

...first Asian-American state appellate judge in the Southeast, when appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2013 to the Georgia Court of Appeals. And when elected to that seat in 2014, she became the first Asian-American to be elected to a statewide Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-13/augustan-sits-georgia-
Can KKK 'adopt a highway'? State of Georgia says no; appellate court considers the issue

...viewpoint-based discrimination" is not allowed under the Georgia Constitution.The state appealed, and the Georgia Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case Thursday. The judges made it clear that they are interested in hearing arguments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/can-kkk-adopt-highway-state-georgia
Georgia agriculture commissioner can set Vidalia onion packing date, court rules

...commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled last Tuesday in a dispute between Agriculture Commis sioner Gary Black and Bland Farms, a major grower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/georgia-agriculture-commis
Man granted request to represent himself at trial

...guilty to all charges.Bettis was originally tried and convicted of all charges in October 2010. However, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed the conviction in July, finding the judge did not follow the proper procedure to determine if Bettis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-28/man-granted-request-re
Georgia eyes probation reform

...Transparency and oversight are probably the two key catch phrases that are driving what we're doing," said Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Michael Boggs, co-chair of the governor's Criminal Justice Reform Council.A highly critical state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-14/georgia-eyes-probation
Scott Dean's daughter recants sex allegation on witness stand

...I got confused and I didn't know what to do."Blanchard denied a motion for a new trial June 2012 and the Georgia Court of Appeals upheld that decision in May."We know it is not easy to come in and get a new trial after the fact," Theodocion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-04/scott-deans-daughter-r
Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Effingham County judge in a lawsuit over a pothole.Theron and Dana Davis sued the Effingham County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/appeals-court-hears-ga
Aquinas senior named Richmond County STAR Student

...future with folks like this?" said John Bell, chair of the STAR Student Committee.In her keynote speech, Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Carla McMillian, the first Asian Pacific American appointed to that role, told the students to work hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-10/aquinas-senior-named-rich
Richmond County Board of Elections closes meeting on election dates to public

...showing proof of a threat.David Hudson, the general counsel for Georgia Press Association, pointed out that the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a meeting cannot be closed based on attorney-client privilege to discuss pending litigation without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-10-31/richmond-count
May 20 ballot a long one

...three ballots, voters will decide state-level nonpartisan races, including Georgia Supreme Court justices and Georgia Court of Appeals judges. On the Democratic and Republican ballots, voters will pick party nominees for contested statewide races...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-12/may-20-ballot-long-one