Ga. attorney general won't fight Supreme Court ruling if it allows gay marriage

...General Sam Olens was responding to a reporter's question during a speech to the Atlanta Press Club.The nation's highest court is expected to rule soon on one of the country's most volatile issues. It's trying to set a national position...

NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson

...who ordered the appeal back to the NFL for re-arbitration. The league promptly appealed Doty's decision to a higher court.The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals won't hear that case for months, so those proceedings will be merely for principle...

Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

...fiancee. The conviction carries a mandatory sentence of life without parole and triggers an appeal to Massachusetts' highest court.Hernandez's mother, Terri, and his fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, cried and gasped when they heard the verdict...

S.C. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Project Jackson appeal

South Carolina's highest court's decision to hear oral arguments in the appeal of North Augusta's Project Jackson development could threaten the planned opening...

Florida demands extradition of Augusta woman

...Court in the civil rights lawsuits filed against private probation company Sentinel Offender Services.The state's highest court agreed with Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig's finding that substantial delay in prosecuting probation violation...

Talks continue over Rory McIlroy's lawsuit

...in a bid to reach a settlement in their multi-million-dollar court case.The two sides met for five hours at the High Court complex in Dublin, and the case was adjourned until Wednesday morning.The top-ranked golfer is suing Dublin-based...

Law license for Augusta lawyer reinstated

...on Dec. 22 when Nicholson did not respond to the State Bar of Georgia's notice of investigation. The state's highest court lifted the suspension on Jan. 15, finding Nicholson has now made an adequate response.The reason behind the investigation...

Georgia high court hears Richmond County case

The Georgia Supreme Court heard oral arguments from lawyers Tuesday over whether a Richmond County jury was mistaken about who was the quarry in a 2010 shootout.

South Carolina justices order company to pay state $136 million over deceptive marketing

...marketing of an anti-psychotic drug, the state's highest court ruled this week, upholding penalties against the company...immediately return a message seeking comment on the high court's decision.This week, the justices said the penalty...

Private probation legislation returns

...Judge Daniel J. Craig that said probation sentences can't be indefinitely extended, a practice known as tolling.The high court decision stunned the probation companies and judges who preside over misdemeanor cases and city ordinance violations...