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Georgia Supreme Court hears arguments over judges filing briefs

...offenses, such as traffic violations. The Council of State Court Judges filed a brief with the Supreme Court in favor of...he said. Michael Terry, an attorney for the State Court judges, said judges in all 50 states and in federal courts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-02/georgia-supreme-court-
Legal lines drawn over judges' filing in probation suit

...state's private probation controversy has sparked a secondary battle before the Georgia Supreme Court.The Council of State Court Judges and the state's Ju dicial Qualifications Com mission have engaged in a war of words laid out in briefs submitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-12/legal-lines-drawn-over
Realize MLK's vision

...what he wanted to do. All the officers agreed; there was no dissent. David Watkins Sr., the father of current State Court Judge David Watkins, was the "vehicle" that was behind the whole idea of Dr. King's visit. Watkins Sr. has since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-21/realize-mlks-vision
Georgia Supreme Court asked to rule on judges' ethical issue

...responded to the Council of State Court Judges' request that the high court...Columbia counties. The Council of State Court Judges filed friend-of-the-court...companies, the Coun cil of State Court Judges filed its petition June 26 seeking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/georgia-supreme-court-
City Ink: VIPs turn out to honor former sheriff Ronnie Strength

...present were state Reps. Barbara Sims and Brian Prince; Chief Su perior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet; Chief State Court Judge Richard Slaby and Judge John Flythe; Chief Civil and Magis trate Court Judge William D. Jen nings III and Presi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-08-01/vips-turn-out-h
Augusta attorney reaches out to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder regarding lawsuits against Sentinel

...Commission to issue an opinion about the Council of State Court Judges filing a friend of the court brief supporting Sentinel...weigh in on pending litigation was ignored by the state court judges.On March 18, Long asked the Judicial Qualification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/augusta-attorney-fires
Local court warns of e-mail scam

State court officials are urging local residents to beware of court notices going out by e-mail.State Court Judge Richard Slaby's office started receiving information on this week that multiple residents have received e-mails requesting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-14/local-court-warns-e-mail-sca
First settlement reached in Sentinel Offender Services suit

...McGee's arrest on Nov. 9, 2009. He was taken into custody Jan. 12, 2010, and the next day Richmond County State Court Judge David D. Watkins found McGee in violation of his probation and sentenced him to pay Sentinel $186 or spend two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-07/first-settlement-reach
Cher in the City: Thanks for all the phrases that reflect my life

...forward be called ... a "Clint-ism."I also happened to be listening to David Watkins (a Richmond County State Court judge) as he was addressing someone else. I heard him say "to be grounded in reality you have to have people keep it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-04/cher-city-thanks-all-
Qualifying for elections opens today

...commission is $300.The two incumbent Richmond County State Court Judges, Richard Slaby and David Watkins, have expressed...retaining their judgeships May 20. Qualifying to run for state court judge is $4,462.23 or $4,354.23, depending on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-02/qualifying-elections-ope