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Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...practices of private probation companies and a lack of oversight provided by courts.The cases are now before Georgia's highest court on appeal of a Sept. 16, 2013 order by Augusta Judicial Circuit Court Judge Daniel J. Craig.Craig ruled that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
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
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-
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
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-
Across the region

...board's order did not say why it decided to spare Waldrip from the death chamber.In other newsSOUTH CAROLINA'S HIGHEST court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell. The state Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/across-region
San Francisco, Berkeley try to become first US cities to impose soda tax

...16 ounces. The move was shot down after legal challenges spearheaded by the beverage industry, with the state's highest court ruling last month that the city's Board of Health overstepped its authorities by imposing the cap.The beverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-08/san-francisco-berkeley-try