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City inspectors look to demolish Goodale House

...Sims, owner of the Goodale House, will be upheld in State Court because they have Augusta code and years of reported...Inspection Department, said his staff plans to ask a State Court judge in early 2015 to order the endangered property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-26/city-inspectors-look-demolish
Ga. lawyer arrested in $500,000 theft

...Judicial Circuit, asked the GBI to look into the case Jan. 7.A legal malpractice suit, filed in Chatham County State Court on Dec. 23 by Savannah attorney Bart Turner, alleges that Smith "forged" the signature of his clients, Heather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-15/ga-lawyer-arrested-500000-th
Georgia executes man convicted of 1998 killing of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop

...convicted and sentenced to death in 2000. He challenged the legality of his conviction and sentence in 2003, and a state court judge threw out his sentence on grounds that his trial lawyer failed to present complete mental health defenses. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-13/georgia-executes-man-c
Busy session for Georgia Legislature begins Monday

...change the law to allow it while others oppose giving that authority to profit-seeking firms. In Richmond County, State Court Chief Judge Richard Sla by said in November that judges, the sheriff's office and Sentinel employees are pulling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-10/busy-session-georgia-leg
Private probation civil rights case headed to trial this spring

...officer. McGee entered the pleas in Richmond County State Court without the benefit of an attorney because, according...following January, McGee was taken before Richmond County State Court Judge David D. Watkins who ordered McGee to pay the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-15/private-probation-civi
Clemency petition calls death-row inmate mentally ill

...convicted and sentenced to death in 2000. He challenged the legality of his conviction and sentence in 2003, and a state court judge threw out both on grounds that his trial lawyer failed to present complete mental health defenses. But the Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-07/clemency-petition-call
Justice delayed in Richmond County State Court

In Richmond County State Court, a request for a trial can mean...in 2013.As the Richmond County State Court case against Dodaro lagged, he...within a year.Richmond County State Court has 25,537 open cases dating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-08/justice-delayed-richmo
Richmond County State Court Judge issues order freeing some from jail in wake of recent Sentinel Offender Services ruling

...the state.In Richmond County, State Court Chief Judge Richard Sla by said...tolling the sentence.The Council of State Court Judges has already mobilized to...revive tolling. Douglas County State Court judges have decided to extend probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/richmond-county-state-
State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

Richmond County State Court Chief Judge Richard Slaby on Monday...Slaby, who recently represented the State Court in its effort to have Sentinel's...officials to refer the complaints to State Court, not to Sentinel.Prince said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/state-court-judge-urge
Council of State Court Judges propose new rules in wake of critical audit of misdemeanor probation operations

...probation providers lacking in every regard, the Council of State Court Judges has proposed changes to court rules.On Friday...counseling or mental health evaluations.The Council of State Court Judges will take comments about the proposed rule changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-05/council-state-court-ju