Georgia attorney general says decision on daily fantasy sports legality 'pending'

...thought about whether we should take up the issue," said Stone, a member of the Senate's criminal and civil judiciary committees. "I'll leave that to the folks who know more about it."Holloway said if Georgia does ban daily fantasy sports...

Father of slain California woman urges immigration changes

...alleged killer to remain in the United States despite being deported several times.Jim Steinle told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress should push forward with efforts to close legal loopholes that currently allow local authorities...

House committees will investigate Planned Parenthood video

...Committee said it would investigate the issue and "get to the bottom of this appalling situation." The House Judiciary Committee plans a review, too.Commercial sale of human fetal tissue is illegal under federal law. Noncommercial tissue...

NRA board member blames Charleston pastor's concealed weapons opposition for church shooting

...there is no such thing as a gun-free zone?"Larry Martin, the Republican chairman of the South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee, called Cotton's comments "outrageous." He said South Carolina's concealed carry law allows permit holders...

Debate brews on police body camera video access

...said Bruder.The bill, S. 47, which won approval last week, is scheduled to come up before the full Senate Judiciary Committee today.The debate has intensified in the wake of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager's arrest...

Ga. House extends suits for child-sex victims

...failed to clear it. The proposal from Rep. Jason Spencer, R-Woodbine, was significantly changed in the House Judiciary Committee, but according to the author, it still provides new access to the courts for alleged victims."It's not...

S.C. lawmakers seek data on racial profiling by law enforcement

...have taken a step closer to securing data about racial profiling by law enforcement in South Carolina.The Senate Judiciary Committee sent S. 48 to the full Senate on Tuesday, a bill that would create a panel of House and Senate members to review...

Ga. lawmakers address pygmy hedgehogs

...law already protects the owners of horses and llamas.The chairman of the Agriculture Committee, Rep. Tom McCall, R-Elberton, is a cosponsor of the livestock-liability bill, which is now pending in the House Judiciary Committee.

Highway robbery

...transferred control of forfeiture funds to county commissioners.This bill deserves to pass. Its sponsor, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, needs to resurrect it this legislative session."Finders keepers...

Haley: 'My dreams for South Carolina know no bounds'

...legislators investigating their colleagues and requiring them to disclose their income sources - advanced to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, the session's first day. In 2012, Haley said she didn't disclose her former work for an engineering...