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...

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...

Landmark S.C. Supreme Court case affects Aiken murder pleas

...worse, what if he had his guilty verdict overturned by a higher court and remanded for a new trial, like Belcher?The Belcher...between 1894 and 2006 that could be reversed. Since that high court ruling, court records suggest the idea of convicted...

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...

Georgia execution set tonight

...Supreme Court, Hill's lawyers have cited a ruling that court issued in May that knocked down a Florida law. The high court said defendants should have a fair opportunity to show the Constitution prohibits their execution. Hill's lawyers...

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...

Judge sets execution date for Warren Lee Hill, convicted of killing fellow Georgia inmate

...therefore should be spared from execution on constitutional grounds, citing a 2002 U.S. Supreme Court decision.The high court barred execution of the intellectually disabled but left it to the states to establish standards determining who qualifies...