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Georgia death penalty provision sees new challenge

...reasonable doubt" standard.The high court in 2002 barred execution of the intellectually...Kammer, a lawyer for Hill, said the high court's ruling also "highlights the...Kammer said, adding that the high court has shown that it "requires the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/georgia-death-penalty-
Prosecutor has several options on ethics case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell

...handing the case to the state grand jury.Wilson's current silence is a broad interpretation of a footnote in the high court's July 9 ruling, which references the secrecy of state grand jury proceedings. "Future arguments regarding jurisdiction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-25/prosecutor-has-several-option
Mark Emmert says NCAA will appeal antitrust ruling

...it would appeal the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if needed. It's unclear whether the nation's highest court would take it."We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated the antitrust laws and intend to appeal," Remy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-10/mark-emmert-says-ncaa-wil
Drive to End Hunger campaign to remain Jeff Gordon's primary sponsor in 2015

...the time of the sale to investment group CVC Capital Partners. The case was dismissed in February, with London's High Court saying that the deal was corrupt but Constantin didn't lose out.BayernLB's complaints have involved the valuation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-08/drive-end-hunger-campaign-
Tough under fire

...effectively.And while those rulings don't bar localities from licensing and regulating firearm use, they do reaffirm the high court's position that an individual's right to bear arms is "fundamental." That means people enjoy the presumption of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-31/tough-under-fire
Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

...decision, it will not necessarily be Armageddon for college sports.The NCAA has already said it will appeal to the highest court. And even if that fails, the money pouring in from television deals would seem plenty enough."My sense is something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/dahlberg-concussion-deal-
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...unambiguously correct" in using existing federal law to address global warming.The agency's authority came from the high court's 2007 ruling in Massachusetts v. EPA, which said the Clean Air Act gives EPA power to limit emissions of greenhouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-
Defrocked Methodist minister appeals ruling

...appeals panel is expected as early as today. The losing side will appeal to the Ju dicial Counsel, the denomination's highest court.Even if the Judicial Counsel weighs in, the case is unlikely to have broader implications for a denomination so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-06-20/defrocked-methodist-mini
Court robs citizens' rights

...the age of the rights of men, all men being equal and all, these arrangements no longer exist. Or do they?The highest court in our country recently has said that corporations (fiefdoms) can impose their beliefs on their employees (serfs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-07/court-robs-citizens-righ
Can't make employers cover contraception, Supreme Court says

...justices' 5-4 decision is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious...unclear how many women potentially are affected by the high court ruling. Hobby Lobby is by far the largest employer of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/cant-make-employers-cover-co