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Magistrates' status gives senators sway

...newspaper shows a third of the state's magistrates are employed in a status that gives...Sunday that 107 of the state's 314 magistrates, or 34 percent, are on what's called...county's Senate delegation nominates magistrates, who are then appointed by the governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/07/met_464819.shtml
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IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT OF RICHMOND COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA N0.-Ca...

IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT OF RICHMOND COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA...Courtroom 3-C, before the Judge of the Magistrate Court of Richmond County at the Augusta...15th day of July, 2015. Clerk of Magistrate Court of Richmond County, Georgia...

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Not guilty plea for Charleston church shooting suspect; he wants opposite, lawyer says

...couldn't counsel his client, Dylann Roof, to enter a guilty plea without knowing the government's intentions.U.S. Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant then entered a not guilty plea for Roof, 21, who faces federal charges including hate crimes, weapons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/not-guilty-plea-charleston-c
SC bill would change magistrate selection

...constitution so that county magistrates would be appointed...judicial circuit where the magistrate will serve. Currently...decide who serves as magistrates for their counties...500 limit.Some magistrates have proved embarrassing...reprimanded Bluffton magistrate Peter Lamb for calling...

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Haley attacks Sheheen over magistrate work

...two Kershaw County magistrates.A 2011 letter shows...jury, rather than the magistrate, will find the defendant...not guilty, but said magistrates still have a great...from appearing before magistrates they recommend. The...legislator who puts the magistrate in office clearly has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-18/haley-attacks-sheheen-over-magistra
Man charged in wife's murder admits cutting himself

The case against a Grovetown man charged in the June 14 stabbing death of his wife will continue. Columbia County Magistrate Judge Jason R. Troiano decided at a preliminary hearing Tuesday that there is enough evidence to continue prosecution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-21/man-charged-wifes-murd
Augusta VA manager jailed after violating bond

...faces federal charges in connection with veterans' medical care was jailed Monday for violating bond.On Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian Epps revoked the $15,000 bond he set for Cathedral Hen derson, 50, on July 17.According to court documents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/augusta-va-manager-jai
Clerk offered new position

...month after nine years as clerk of Richmond County Civil and Magistrates Court, still has a job in Augusta government. Now on administrative...with Gaynell Bonner, who will become the clerk of Civil and Magistrates Court, said City Administrator Randy Oliver. Neither Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/04/met_267107.shtml
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Lawmakers prefile bills

...improve the graduation rate, streamline elections and allow magistrates to have longer careers.Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville...3151, which would raise the mandatory retirement age for magistrates from 72 to 75.Rep. Tom Young, R-Aiken, reintroduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-12-07/lawmakers-prefile-bills
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Aiken County lawmakers push early bills

...improve the graduation rate, streamline elections and allow magistrates to have longer careers.Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville...3151, which would raise the mandatory retirement age for magistrates from 72 to 75.Rep. Tom Young, R-Aiken, reintroduced...

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