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Georgia high court reverses murder conviction in Dunwoody shooting

...Neuman's attorney, Doug Peters, said Neuman will not ask a judge to reconsider bond.The Supreme Court said the trial judge erred in allowing notes and records of two mental health experts who examined Neuman before trial. Attorney-client...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-15/georgia-high-court-rev
Court asked to reinstate suit

...lawsuit by the parents of Kathryn Lewis was dismissed by a trial judge who ruled that the 1971 Boat Safety Act, which gives...guards on the propeller. But in dismissing the case, the trial judge ruled that the issue of Brunswick's alleged negligence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/03/met_223438.shtml
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Federal appeals court rules against NBA

...Association, however, the service amounts to theft - and a trial judge agreed, putting the service into question. But in a...Systems, Inc. (STATS). But in its ruling reversing the trial judge, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/01/oth_203440.shtml
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State high court rejects Kelsey appeal

...would mean Mr. Kelsey was innocent of murder, and the trial judge should have ordered the jury to find him innocent, lawyer Wanda Haile said. But the trial judge, Marc Westbrook of South Carolina's General Sessions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/09/met_230497.shtml
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Man's conviction of murder is reversed

...reversed by the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday because the trial judge let the jury hear improper evidence. Monday's decision...state Supreme Court justices ruled unanimously that the trial judge erred when he allowed the prosecutor to bring out Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/25/met_145010.shtml
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Hackett trial witnesses may be monitored

...wrongful-death lawsuit involving the beating death of 9-month-old Jessica Hackett could find themselves monitored by the trial judge to see if they lied under oath. Circuit Judge Costa Pleicones ordered on Monday that certain case file documents and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/03/met_209338.shtml
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Killer seeking retrial

...should be retried, because, among other reasons, the trial judge failed to instruct the jury properly. The former Lakeside...rare-fact scenario here." While instructing the jury, the trial judge -- Marc Westbrook of South Carolina's General Sessions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/05/met_221900.shtml
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Error doesn't merit retrial for teen

...Supreme Court ruled Monday to uphold the July felony murder conviction of the Evans teen, even though justices said the trial judge committed an error in charging the jury. In a decision written by Justice Carol W. Hunstein, the high court found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/09/met_230486.shtml
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Roger Bettis' 2010 rape conviction for brutal attack at MCG in Augusta, reversed on appeal

...sentence because, it said, the trial judge didn't follow the proper procedure...Bettis could represent himself at trial.Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. presided over...constitutional right to an attorney. The trial judge is required to "apprise the defendant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-15/roger-bettis-2010-rape
Justices hear arguments in private probation cases

...should focus on people who are too poor to pay the fines and fees imposed.Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson, a former trial judge, said a judge is supposed to conduct a hearing to ensure a person is able to pay fines and fees imposed."Does that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-22/justices-hear-argument