Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...to stop his lungs and heart. He became Georgia's second death row inmate to die by lethal injection since the state Supreme Court outlawed the electric chair last month. The procedure was stalled for about 15 minutes because prison staffers...

Augusta attorney faces federal court ban over misappropriated money

...South Carolina Bar Asso ciation.The disciplinary panel for the South Carolina Superior Court recommended to the state Supreme Court on June 9 that Moses be punished with a one-year suspension for violating professional ethical standards.Neither...

Across South Carolina

...a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary accused of deceptive marketing of an anti-psychotic drug.In its ruling, the state Supreme Court ordered Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc., to pay about $124 million ? more than $200 million less than the original...

In the legislature

...meeting or while the meeting is taking place.For decades, public bodies in South Carolina published agendas, but a state Supreme Court ruling last year said that was not required.Supporters of the bill say agendas are critical to let people know...

Costa Pleicones become South Carolina's first new chief justice in 15 years

...push to have legal papers filed electronically.The two retirements will open coveted seats on the five-member state Supreme Court. The under-the-radar lobbying of lawmakers by judges and their supporters has already begun, said Sen. Larry...

New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

...Georgia where city officials serve on governing boards of charter schools, but the arrangement is still rare.The state Supreme Court issued a ruling in March that warned against the intimacy of local tax funds for charter schools. The court upheld...

State Supreme Court to hear arguments in marina dispute

...residential developments on dry land is headed to the state Supreme Court, which could set a precedent imposing tougher standards...the development's stormwater runoff. TODAY: The state Supreme Court will hear arguments -- the first time it has considered...

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State Supreme Court justice challenged

ATLANTA - Georgians wanting to voice their opinion about the state Supreme Court will get their chance Nov. 7 in a rare contested election with a viable challenger. Justice Carol Hunstein faces a challenge...

Many voters are uninformed about state Supreme Court

ATLANTA - Electing state Supreme Court justices creates curious situations. For one thing, most voters don't even know they get to vote on justices, according to...

Video poker showdown looms

...opening act for a showdown in the state Supreme Court on the legality of video poker...answer should come from the state Supreme Court, he said at a status conference...will certify the issue to the state Supreme Court for a ruling. The state Supreme...