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4 jailed for throwing rocks off overpass

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Court records show that all four suspects have been apprehended after large rocks were dropped onto cars from a freeway overpass in Gainesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/4-jailed-throwing-rocks-over
Federal judge sends key GM case to Georgia court

DETROIT - A federal judge in Atlanta has sent an important wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors back to a Georgia court.Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. ruled Friday that a Cobb County judge should handle the case filed by the family of Brooke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/federal-judge-sends-key-gm
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/appeals-court-hears-ga
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-
Scott Dean's daughter recants sex allegation on witness stand

...testified. "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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-04/scott-deans-daughter-r
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
Asians make strides in state legal system

...second APA elected judge. A true star, Judge McMillian recently was elevated by Gov. Nathan Deal in January to the Georgia Court of Appeals ? our first APA judge to serve on a state appellate court.However, Judge McMillian's meteoric legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-10-19/asians-make-stri
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