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Judge denies challenge to death penalty provision

...lawyer had argued that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May bolsters his arguments...intellectually disabled.The U.S. Supreme Court in May knocked down a Florida...order that he hopes the Georgia Supreme Court will weigh whether the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-01/judge-denies-challenge-death-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Suspended South Carolina speaker being released on charges

...House Ethics Committee first needed to review an ethics complaint before forwarding the case to Wilson. The state Supreme Court disagreed, ruling July 9 that Wilson's investigation was proper and could continue. Wilson stepped aside and transferred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-29/suspended-south-caroli
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 Databases: Search...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/reinaldo-rivera
Justices hear arguments in private probation cases

Georgia Supreme Court justices peppered both sides with questions Monday during the oral arguments in the legal battle over private probation. And they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-22/justices-hear-argument
Bigotry needs to die off

...When we finally integrated area schools almost 20 years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, most white schools became high schools while many black schools became elementary or junior high schools. Private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-12/bigotry-needs-die
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misconduct charges related to campaign money violations

...House Ethics Committee first needed to review an ethics complaint before forwarding the case to Wilson. The state Supreme Court disagreed, ruling July 9 that Wilson's probe was proper and could continue.In Wednesday's release, Pascoe said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/sc-house-speaker-bobby
State Court Judges' Council chooses to ignore ethical opinion to stay out of pending litigation

...than two weeks before the Georgia Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the Sentinel...Commission's opinion to Georgia Supreme Court Justice Hugh P. Thompson "in...unconstitutional on its face.The Georgia Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/state-court-judges-cou
Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

On Monday, the controversy over private probation firms will belong to the Georgia Supreme Court.The justices will hear oral arguments in the appeals of 13 civil lawsuits filed in Richmond and Columbia counties against Sentinel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
Reporters show determination

...and on Monday accepted the resignation of its president.Reporter Sandy Hodson gives you a preview on the Georgia Supreme Court taking up the issue of private probation companies.It was Sandy's initial reporting more than five years ago on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-19/reporters-show-determination