Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...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 were...

Oppose gay marriage

...supreme law of the land.? The Supreme Court issues decisions based on its...States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court and in such inferior Courts as...unelected lawyers.? U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth...

US Supreme Court rejects inmate appeal over juror racial slur

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has rebuffed an appeal from a black man on Georgia's death row over a white juror's use of a racial slur. The justices did...

Rants & Raves

...for him, you're going to have to adopt his hairstyle, right? KENTUCKY COUNTY clerk - Kim Davis - is defying the Supreme Court by refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Justices let stand death sentence for 72-year-old Georgian

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from the oldest inmate on Georgia's...convenience store clerk in suburban Atlanta in 1979. A divided Georgia Supreme Court and the federal appeals court in Atlanta previously upheld Jones...

Emanuel County school district settles suit over teacher-led prayer

...and no small child should ever be pressured to take part in such illegal practices. More than 50 years of clear Supreme Court precedent bar such coercive conduct, because religion in schools is divisive and builds walls between children."

High-profile Ga. lawyer gives up license

...Bar of Georgia ethics investigation that began in 2011.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday issued an opinion that Tony Axam agreed in 2010 to act as a "paymaster" for a client in which he would...

Ronnie Lee Berrian's murder conviction affirmed

...remain in jail for the rest of his life.The Georgia Supreme Court issued an opinion Monday affirming the murder conviction...physical evidence found at the scene, according to the Supreme Court's decision.Following Berrian's conviction after...

Reinaldo Rivera | The Augusta Chronicle

...motion asking the judge to dismiss Reinaldo Rivera's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. An order by the Georgia Supreme Court to conduct a mental evaluation of serial killer Reinaldo Rivera is under review. Don't Miss Developments in...

North Augusta City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...will bring noise pollution, traffic and public safety concerns that would drive down their ... The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a North Augusta ordinance being used to finance a new stadium development for the...