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Trial delay in Ga. child slaying

...sexual abuse slaying of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. nearly four years ago.Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett ruled Edenfield was mentally incompetent Tuesday and ordered him committed to a state mental hospital for further...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-04/trial-delay-ga-child-slaying
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Start over, judge tells Ga. jury

...trial of a Georgia man charged with killing his father and seven others inside a mobile home.Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett said Friday one of the 12 jurors in the trial of Guy Heinze Jr. had been excused and was being replaced by an alternate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-25/start-over-judge-tells
Ga. judge faces aggressive driving charge

...woman driver for more than 10 miles.Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said Friday that Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett signed a special order moving the matter to the Savannah-based Eastern Judicial Circuit.Because Lakin is a judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-10/ga-judge-faces-aggresi
Final south Ga. child slaying suspect facing trial

...Barrios Jr. almost four years ago.An hour before conducting a hearing Monday about her case, Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett ordered her son, George Edenfield, to remain in a state mental hospital undergoing treatment until psychologists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-15/final-south-ga-child-slaying
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Judge sentences Brunswick twin sisters to prison for attacking cancer patient in wheelchair

...Friday for beating a cancer patient in a wheelchair and his wife near the Brunswick hospital. Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett wondered aloud whether 19-year-old sisters Markita and Marquita King have consciences before imposing the prison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-20/judge-sentences-brunswick-tw
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Public defense system's finances may delay trial

...cases. "The bottom line is the General Assembly will decide when this case will be tried," Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett responded Monday when Mr. Edenfield's attorneys complained they couldn't properly prepare his defense because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/07/met_151407.shtml
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South Ga. man faces trial in slaying of ex-wife, parents

...Harrison, 49, and Gary Aldine Harrison, 54. He faces the death penalty if convicted of murder.Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett will preside over the trial at the Wayne County Courthouse in Jesup. Jury selection will begin Jan. 24.Amanda...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-16/south-ga-man-faces-trial-sla
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Venue change costly in Ga. baby shooting

...lawyer, Newell Hamilton Jr., has never asked for a change of venue in the case. He told Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett Friday that outfall from defense tactics in the Elkins case may hurt the reputations of all defense lawyers.Heinze's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-17/venue-change-costly-ga
Judge wants fall trial in '09 mobile home slayings

...between attorneys over DNA tests and sharing of evidence have dragged out the case for years. Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett told both sides before hearing pretrial motions Tuesday that he intends to schedule jury selection for late August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-23/judge-wants-fall-trial-09-mobile-ho
After 3 weeks, attorneys close to narrowing jury pool for Brunswick mobile home slayings trial

...their views on the death penalty and what they already know about the high-profile slayings.Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett, who had 1,500 jury summonses mailed out for the case, wants to have a pool of 70 qualified panelists from which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-04/after-3-weeks-attorneys-close