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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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-13/new-hephzibah-charter-sch
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-27/costa-pleicones-become-south-ca
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-03/legislature
James Elliott

...served a term as a member in the Georgia House of Representatives, Post 107. He argued several cases to the United States Supreme Court, where he litigated and argued the case of the petitioner, in a Search and Seizure case that defended and made...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174907018
ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling sports channel

...popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.The complaint filed Mon day in New York's state Supreme Court alleges that Verizon is breaking its contract with ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co., by unbundling the sports channel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/espn-sues-verizon-over-unb
SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...Environmental Control uses to run the program. Hospitals sued, saying lawmakers never voted to end the program, and the state Supreme Court ruled in 2014 that it should continue.Conservatives including Merrill, R-Charleston, think the program is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/sc-lawmakers-debate-certifica
Former SC Supreme Court justice ministers to prisoners

...medium-security prison.Burnett served as a judge in circuit, family and probate courts. He was serving as a state Supreme Court justice when he announced his retirement from the bench in September 2007."I've been there a long time," Burnett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-11/former-sc-supreme-court-justice-min
South Carolina House OKs bill making it easier to build hospitals

...program nearly died when Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed its funding in 2013, but was resurrected a year later when the state Supreme Court ruled the program couldn't be eliminated unless lawmakers directly voted to kill it.Smith, R-Sumter, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/south-carolina-house-oks-bill-makin
Ga. attorney general won't fight Supreme Court ruling if it allows gay marriage

...much when an attorney general seeks to defy the law as when anyone else does it," he said. "When the United States Supreme Court rules, it's not time for criticism; it's not time for banter; it's time for the lawyer to play lawyer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-22/ga-attorney-general-wont