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Unity preached by mayoral candidates

...new judicial center courthouse named in honor of Judge John H. Ruffin Jr., the first black chief justice of the Georgia Court of Appeals.State Senate District 22 candidate Harold Jones spoke of his courage when he was Richmond County State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-04-19/unity-preached-
Judge disqualifies MLK estate lawyer

...King's lawyer, Eric Barnum, told the newspaper the order "speaks for itself." McBurney noted in his order that Georgia courts have long stressed the importance of a party's right to be represented by the attorney of its choosing. For that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-07/judge-disqualifies-mlk-estat
Probation bill clarified

...state Rep. Mark Hamilton and carried by state Sen. Hunter Hill. H.B. 837 deals with misdemeanor probation in Georgia courts. Problems with private misdemeanor probation in Richmond and Columbia counties have been a topic of discussion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-02/probation-bill-clarified
King siblings spar over lawyers in court

...judge agreed that seeking the disqualification of an opponent's lawyers is very unusual and generally not favored in Georgia courts. But in this case, lawyers for both sides have taken that step.McBurney said he would also schedule a hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-14/king-siblings-spar-over-lawye
Sylvia Cooper: Augusta Commission can't find enough four leaf clovers to balance the budget

...and count on the Patch golf course being privatized by mid-year.Sheriff Richard Round tree sent a letter stating Georgia courts have ruled that commissions can't cut a sheriff's budget to the point where he can't do his job, an opinion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-22/sylvia-cooper-a
May 20 ballot a long one

...all 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-12/may-20-ballot-long-one
Macon murder trial may shift toward Atlanta

MACON, Ga. - Court officials in central Georgia are considering McDonough as a possible venue for the trial of Stephen McDaniel. He's accused of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-21/macon-murder-trial-may
Aquinas senior named Richmond County STAR Student

...our 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...

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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-10-31/richmond-count
The verdict is guilty. Now what?

...busiest appellate courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals. The Court adopted...well over 100 cases before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme...murder-may be challenged in the Georgia Court of Appeals. Murder convictions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/gregory-gelpi/2013-11-01/verdict-