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SC Senate passes bill allowing legal bridge games

...addressing various counties in the State of South Carolina," attorneys for the group wrote.Sen. Larry Martin, Judiciary Committee chairman, has warned that such a lawsuit could make a mess out of this year's elections. The Pickens Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/sc-senate-passes-bill-allowin
Surprising legislative, judicial powers are derived from sheer vagueness

...would be warmly welcomed. MICHAEL MUKASEY, a former U.S. attorney general, in testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, declared that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is too vague, allowing too much interpretive leeway for the Justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-05/surprising-legis
Anita Hill in spotlight again as new film opens

NEW YORK - It's been more than 22 years since Anita Hill sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee in that famous bright-blue suit ? one she could never bring herself to wear again ? to make the sexual harassment allegations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-25/anita-hill-spotlight-again-new-film
Apple, Comcast in talks about TV service

...potential critics of its Time Warner Cable acquisition. A hearing on that deal is set for April 2 before the Senate Judiciary Committee.On Monday, Comcast shares rose 0.6 percent, or 30 cents, to close at $50.30. Apple shares jumped 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/apple-comcast-talks-about-
SC libraries may get tough

...forward with an effort to create a tougher legal environment for unwelcome library visitors. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-0 to advance S. 813, which says someone who refuses to leave a public library after previously being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-02/sc-librries-get-tough
South Carolina lawmakers review card games, dice

COLUMBIA - The Senate Judiciary Committee is to debate whether to legalize friendly card and dice games at people's homes.The bill on Tuesday's agenda specifies that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-25/south-carolina-lawmakers
Blocking our sun

...hindering the public's right to know," Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., told the AP. He's chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a longtime advocate of open government. "It becomes too much of a temptation. If you screw up in government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-19/blocking-our-sun
SC bill proposes medical use of marijuana oils to aid epilepsy patients

...Colorado to access the potentially life-changing liquid treatment.Her subcommittee advanced the bill to the full Judiciary Committee.The Legislature's only ER doctor, Rep. Kris Crawford, stressed the bill would do nothing for those who want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-06/sc-bill-proposes-medical-use-mariju
Georgia House bill promises antidote to Obamacare affliction

...enforce or administer the federal health insurance provisions of Obamacare.My bill was approved by the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 24. Its prohibitions are fourfold:? No state or local officer or employee on government time or with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-02/georgia-house-bi
Georgia Legislature passes private probation bill

...safeguards and accountability provisions were stripped from the bill once it moved to the Senate's non-civil judiciary committee, led by Sen. Jesse Stone, R-Waynesboro. The lawyer is one candidate on a short list to fill the State Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-20/georgia-legislature-pa