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Court upholds law requiring voter ID

...that the law creates an undue burden on the poor, the disabled and minorities.The decision, written by Justice Hugh Thompson, concluded that the law was a "minimal, reasonable and nondiscriminatory restriction."The decision is the latest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-08/court-upholds-law-requiring-v
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Many voters are uninformed about state Supreme Court

...on voters' radar, but barely, with a minuscule 1 percent recalling his name without prompting. George Carley and Hugh Thompson simply don't exist as far as voters are concerned. Put another way, 85 percent of those questioned didn't know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/24/met_101666.shtml
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Supreme Court lets stand the conviction of man who killed Augusta school cop

...also a witness, identified Williams, who turned himself in that night.In the unanimous decision written by Justice Hugh Thompson, the court found it reasonable for a jury to conclude Williams was guilty. It also found there was no reason to move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-29/supreme-court-lets-stand-con
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Georgia high court upholds conviction of cop killer

...also a witness, identified Williams, who turned himself in that night.In the unanimous decision written by Justice Hugh Thompson, the court found it reasonable for a jury to conclude Williams was guilty. It also found there was no reason to move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-29/georgia-high-court-upholds-co
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State Supreme Court justice challenged

...keep their judiciary independent." Three other justices drew no opposition. Veteran Justices George Carley and Hugh Thompson will be re-elected automatically, and freshman Justice Harold Melton is winning his first full term after having...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/15/met_100600.shtml
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State's high court disciplines 2 attorneys

...offender and hasn't practiced law since. Though the Supreme Court's majority decided for suspension, Justices Hugh Thompson and Carol Hunstein favored disbarment. Justice Hunstein noted in her dissent that Mr. Lewis admitted to having used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/10/met_146881.shtml
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Ga. court blocks suicide law

...the future of the criminal case against the four, which has been on hold. Monday's opinion, penned by Justice Hugh Thompson, found that although the state attempts to portray the law as a ban on assisted suicide, the language of the law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-02-06/ga-court-blocks-suicid
Supreme Court strikes down assisted suicide restrictions

...suicide that were followed by the act. But lawmakers decided to do neither, said the opinion, written by Justice Hugh Thompson."The State has failed to provide any explanation or evidence as to why a public advertisement or offer to assist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-02-06/supreme-court-strikes-down-assisted
Nahmias ' bold questions point to new force on Georgia Supreme Court

...Perdue's two appointees join Justices George Carley and Harris Hines on the right side of the bench, where Justice Hugh Thompson is often found. Only Chief Justice Carol Hunstein and former Chief Robert Benham are considered reliable moderates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/14/met_548076.shtml
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High court hears voting issue

...majority. The justices appeared more interested Monday in how abstentions should be treated. Justices Carol Hunstein and Hugh Thompson asked Mr. Shepard why a commissioner who abstains from voting and is not participating is still counted toward the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/17/met_100802.shtml
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