SC high court blocks ruling during Harrell appeal

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's high court on Thursday said an investigation...set to make arguments before the high court on June 24. The order issued by...motivated and said he planned to ask the high court to order the prosecutor to stop his...

Ga. high court to consider plea withdrawal case

ATLANTA - Georgia's high court will hear arguments today in the case of a DeKalb County man trying to withdraw the guilty plea he entered in his son's death...

Georgia high court upholds murder conviction

The Georgia Supreme Court affirmed the murder conviction of an Augusta man who participated in the execution-style slaying of a witness who testified in his 1997 murder trial.

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...

Georgia bar wants Georgia House speaker investigated

...Ga., resident who was seriously injured in a crash and hired Ralston's law firm. The legal group is asking the high court to appoint a special master to investigate.The petition accuses Ral ston of allowing the man's case to languish for...

South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...ethics allegations against Harrell.It's now up to the high court to consider if a circuit judge was right earlier this...issue their ruling later. A month ago, the state's high court ruled Wilson could continue his investigation while his...

For the record

...with intent to distribute, a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuanaSteven Brian Holley, 33, of the 500 block of High Court Drive, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuanaRebecca...

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...

Supreme Court rules against Internet startup Aereo in copyright fight with broadcasters

...backed Aereo, warning the court not to try to predict the future of television.Indeed, Scalia himself noted that the high court came within a vote of declaring videocassette recorders "contraband" when it ruled 5-4 for Sony Corp. in a case...

Georgia high court tosses man's death sentence

...behavior in his late teens.Based on the evidence presented, the high court opinion says it finds no error in the habeas court's ruling that...Walker, but only if he's found to be competent at the time, the high court opinion says.