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South Carolina bills involve independent ethics investigations

...again be key to any reform measure passing.A Senate Judiciary subcommittee held its first hearing Wednesday on Judiciary Committee Chairman Larry Martin's ethics proposal. It was the first bill pre-filed for the upcoming session.Legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-10/south-carolina-bills-involve-
Guardian ad litem program faces scrutiny

...improvements.Georgia Sen. Jesse Stone, whose district includes Richmond and Columbia counties, serves on the Judiciary Committee, which acts on legislation affecting civil procedure and practice. He said a handful of people have come to him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-29/guardian-ad-litem-prog
Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...questioned whether Sanford broke the law by not transferring power to then-Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer. The House Judiciary Committee considered but ultimately declined to impeach Sanford. The full House instead voted to censure him, saying he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/haley-surgery-means-democrat
Georgia Congressman Paul Broun pushing medical marijuna bill

...cannabidiol from the definition of marijuana." The proposal has been referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary committees. Broun, a physician, has been a consistent supporter of medical marijuana, in large part on the basis of states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/paul-broun-pushing-medic
Source says Rice video was sent to NFL

...outside the NFL even before the law enforcement official's account was published. Twelve Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee sent Goodell a letter calling for greater transparency from the NFL, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-10/source-says-rice-video-was-se
Manmade disaster

...immigration enforcement policies and it has encouraged more individuals to come to the United States illegally," House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said in a recent statement.The dangers of this are obvious. These unaccompanied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-11/manmade-disaster
Lawmakers plan hearings on AT&T-DirecTV deal

...telecommunications merger in history," four top House Judiciary Committee members said. "The committee has a strong record...consumers and the competitive marketplace."Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., implied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-19/lawmakers-plan-hearings-at
Reid opposes Obama's court pick for Georgia bench

...was that all seven "would all go before the (Judiciary Committee) at the same time," and did not extend further...Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who heads the Judiciary Committee, made clear that he was not part of the White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/reid-opposes-obamas-court-pic
Trail of lies loops back to White House

...a lying White House made a ton of difference to a young Hillary Clinton, who as an attorney advised the House Judiciary committee during the Watergate scandal.And, oh by the way, no one died in Watergate.Columnist Charles Krauthammer lamented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-30/trail-lies-loops-back
A trap for probationers

...that could have prevented these tactics were stripped from H.B. 837 once it moved to the Senate's noncivil Judiciary Committee, led by Sen. Jesse Stone, R-Waynesboro.Stone also happens to be one of two candidates to fill a State Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-22/trap-probationers