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Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt says bruised knee is fine

...in prison.Kristopher Pratt apologized to the family of the 20-year-old Chicago native before Washtenaw County trial Judge Donald Shelton issued the sentence Tuesday.Pratt pleaded guilty to second-degree murder as part of a deal that called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-12/clemson-quarterback-cole-
Across Georgia

...salmonella outbreak linked to a southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday.U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands told several dozen people called for jury duty that prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/across-georgia
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
Appeals court: Judge has no place in school grades

...the state Court of Appeals, a trial judge should have dismissed a student's...recalculate his grades at all. A trial judge agreed and ordered the district...equal footing academically."The trial judge should have dismissed the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-30/appeals-court-judge-has-no-pl
New Jersey's appeal to make sports betting legal is rebuffed

...integrity of their games. President Obama's administration also joined in the legal fight, opposing New Jersey.A trial judge ruled against the state and his ruling was upheld by a divided panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-23/new-jerseys-appeal-m
Man pleads guilty to killing friend

...took responsibility in Richmond County Su perior Court, saying he wanted to spare Wickert's family the pain of a trial.Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. accepted the negotiated plea and sentenced Leon-Guerrero to life in prison. He will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-08/man-pleads-guilty-kill
Recusal request denied for Augusta man facing capital murder trial

...opposed the motion, citing a 2013 Supreme Court decision that found recusal wasn't necessary in a case where the trial judge previously approved search warrants.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly denied the motion.Jones, 27, has pleaded not guilty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-24/recusal-request-denied
Supreme Court limits lawsuits over frequent flier programs, rules against Minnesota rabbi

...in travel credit vouchers, 78,500 bonus miles, a voucher for his son and $491 in cash reimbursements.A federal trial judge cited Supreme Court cases involving claims against frequent flier programs in dismissing Ginsberg's lawsuit. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/supreme-court-limits-lawsu
Georgia high court asked to uphold tactic to capture sex predators

...the first session of the new year.Cosmo is getting a new trial because the Court of Appeals ordered it because the trial judge didn't instruct the jury on entrapment which wasn't an issue before the Supreme Court.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-07/georgia-high-court-ask
Georgia man gets life sentence in beating deaths of 8

...deliberations. But prosecutors last Friday dropped the death penalty in a deal with Heinze's lawyers to allow the trial judge to dismiss one juror and replace him with an alternate. A guilty verdict was returned four hours later. Afterward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-31/georgia-man-gets-life-sentenc