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Needless regulation

...Obama administration said it has no plans to suspend the rules, but the administrative stay requested by various state attorneys general lays the groundwork for a legal challenge.We hope so, as the rules should surely be found unconstitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-22/needless-regulation
Former Aiken jailer charged in wife's death absent at hearing

...hearing either, which he said is also largely administrative in nature with no judge present.Representatives of the state attorney general's office did not attend Friday's hearing.Blakley, 23, was arrested in June in the fatal shooting of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-21/former-aiken-jailer-ch
South Carolina Attorney General opinion fuels bills against Kinder Morgan's pipelines

...their efforts to save landowners from losing their property to Kinder Morgan's $1 billion petroleum pipeline.The state attorney general opinion, signed by Solicitor General Robert Cook, suggests that South Carolina property owners are on good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-19/south-carolina-attorney-gener
Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

...FLORIDA STATE: Freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson has been charged with misdemeanor battery.Assistant State Attorney Georgia Cappleman confirmed the charge in email on Tuesday to The Associated Press in an e-mail. Cappleman declined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-30/judge-weighing-missouri-l
Kinder Morgan appeals Georgia DOT decision against the Palmetto Pipeline in its certificate of need request

...there is no formal process for pipelines in their state, five South Carolina lawmakers requested guidance from the state attorney general last month to determine whether it would be unconstitutional for a for-profit company to seize private land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/kinder-morgan-appeals-georgi
SC considers possible pipeline-related laws

...protections," said Massey. "And I think the initial research shows that we may not."Lawmakers have asked the state attorney general to issue an opinion. An opinion, however, does not carry the weight of law."I have a lot of constituents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-04/sc-considers-possible-pipeli
Cowboys' Greg Hardy has his suspension reduced

...Stabler was the ultimate tough guy and never wanted people to watch him at a time of weakness.FLORIDA STATE: The state attorney's office in Tallahassee will issue a warrant for the arrest of Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook, who is accused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-10/cowboys-greg-hardy-has-hi
Giants star Jason Pierre-Paul injured in fireworks incident

...coach Jimbo Fisher "effective immediately," according to a statement from the school's athletic department.The state attorney's office charged Johnson following a review of video footage from the bar's security cameras, which was released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-06/giants-star-jason-pierre-paul
Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

Five South Carolina lawmakers requested guidance from the state attorney general this week to determine whether it would be unconstitutional for a for-profit company to seize private land from residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/guidance-sought-oil-pipe
Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...constitutional principles of the rule of law, federalism and separation of powers upon which our democracy is built. STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL are the last line of defense against the burdensome, and oftentimes unconstitutional, policies of the Obama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-26/rule-law-must-tr