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Reinaldo Rivera | The Augusta Chronicle

...a motion asking the judge to dismiss Reinaldo Rivera's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. An order by the Georgia Supreme Court to conduct a mental evaluation of serial killer Reinaldo Rivera is under review. Don't Miss Databases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/reinaldo-rivera
Initial attempt to dismiss serial killer's appeal falls short

...Rivera missed a one-year deadline to appeal the Georgia Supreme Court's ruling that affirmed his 2004 conviction and...abandon any appeal after the mandatory appeal to the Georgia Supreme Court, but his appeals continued.Rivera's federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-17/initital-attempt-dismi
Advocates want ethics chief out

...their appointment. Carter has supported giving power of commissioner appointment to the chief justices of the Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals in addition to a bill to independently fund the ethics commission through a portion of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-18/advocates-want-ga-ethics-chi
Voters didn't hold back on write-ins during May 20 election

...District 8 seat.The bulk of the written-in names went on the ballot under the uncontested judgeships, with Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham having the most, with 139.Augusta voters tended to plug in the name of a local attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-11/voters-didnt-hold-back-w
Georgia death row inmate set to die Tuesday

...by not disclosing the provider and true nature of the drugs that will be used in his scheduled execution. The Georgia Supreme Court ruled last month that Georgia's law that shields the name of the drug provider is constitutional.Roberts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-15/georgia-death-row-inma
Augusta attorney closes office, requests to surrender law license after armed robbery indictment

The Georgia Supreme Court has accepted an Augusta area attorney's voluntary surrender of his law license.Ronald Pak who faces a charge of attempted armed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-30/augusta-attorney-surre
Georgia high court upholds murder conviction

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday affirmed the murder conviction of an Augusta man who participated in the execution-style slaying of a witness who testified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-16/georgia-high-court-uph
Augusta woman's murder conviction affirmed

The Georgia Supreme Court has affirmed an Augusta woman's murder conviction for shooting a disabled man.Judy Lynn Washington was convicted in Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-19/augusta-womans-murder-
Murder conviction for 2010 Augusta homicide affirmed

...man's murder conviction for killing his mother's boyfriend in their Augusta home was affirmed Tuesday by the Georgia Supreme Court.The state's highest court found Carl Gibbs, 52, was fairly tried and convicted in Richmond County Superior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-22/murder-conviction-2010
Rants & Raves

...maximum. I'll continue to drive that posted speed limit; let them ticket me, then appeal all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court and let the judges decide if that law is constitutional.OBAMA'S FOREIGN POLICY weakness has encouraged Putin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/rants-raves