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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Mavericks' Raymond Felton pleads guilty in New York gun case

...large-capacity ammunition magazine and a semi-automatic pistol without a license."Are those charges true?" Manhattan state Supreme Court Justice Larry Stephen asked."Yes, sir," Felton said, later adding in a soft voice: "I apologize. I realize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-23/mavericks-raymond-felton-plea
Across the region

...Treadwell said.The suspect was identified as 44-year-old Julian Leon Faulkner Jr.In other newsCOLUMBIA - The state Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man on South Carolina's death row, ruling that his trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-23/across-region
Judge orders James Brown documents made public

...the rest to be split among his adult children.The state Supreme Court threw that settlement out last year, saying it ignored...marriage was legitimate.In their decision, the state Supreme Court said it had no idea what Brown's estate is now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/judge-orders-james-brown-docu
Georgia wants same-sex marriage lawsuit dismissed

...constitutional ban on gay marriage in 2004. It was challenged in courts over wording of the ballot question, but the state Supreme Court ruled in 2006 that the vote was valid.The current lawsuit filed in federal court challenges the ban itself, rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/georgia-wants-same-sex-marria
Across the region

...court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell. The state Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling Wednesday that Attorney General Alan Wilson properly empaneled a state grand jury to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/across-region
Harrell raises South Carolina judicial independence questions

COLUMBIA - South Car o lina's attorney general is preparing to argue Tuesday before the state Supreme Court why he ? and not a legislative ethics panel ? has the singular authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell.The justices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-21/harrell-raises-sc-judici
South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...prosecutors had presented no evidence of criminal wrongdoing, attorneys for the Charleston Republican argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.In defense of their case, prosecutors said the fact that Attorney General Alan Wilson had asked state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/south-carolina-supreme-court-
SC Supreme Court: Public bodies don't need agendas

...regular meetings and can add to the list of items they plan to discuss or vote on any time during those meetings, the state Supreme Court has ruled.Open government advocates said Wednesday's ruling disrupts standard practices that have been followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/sc-supreme-court-public-bodie
Georgia high court upholds murder conviction

...Avenue home.Lindsey, Terry Holmes and Theodore M. Allen were convicted of murder in Barnes' death, but the state Supreme Court reversed Lind sey's conviction. He was retried and acquitted.Investigators said they believed Lindsey wanted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-16/georgia-high-court-uph