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7/17/17 – CHIEF JUSTICE SUMMONED FOR JURY DUTY

Atlanta, July 17, 2017 – The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia did not make it intowork Monday morning. Instead, P. Harris Hines reported for jury duty at the Cobb CountySuperior Court.“As citizens, each of us has a duty – and the privilege – to serve as jurors when called. I’m nodifferent than [...]

7/17/17 – CHIEF JUSTICE SUMMONED FOR JURY DUTY 2017-07-19T13:16:05+00:00

6/22/17 – JUDGE BETHEL TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, June 22, 2017 – Judge Charles “Charlie” Bethel of the Georgia Court of Appeals has been designated to serve in place of Justice Britt C. Grant in the related appeals of Women’s Surgical Center, LLC et al. v. Berry et al. (S17A1317) and Berry et al. v. Women’s Surgical Center, LLC et al. (S17X1318). [...]

6/22/17 – JUDGE BETHEL TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:39+00:00

6/15/17 – JUDGE CANNON TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, June 15, 2017 – Judge David Cannon of the Superior Court of the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of City of Marietta v. Summerour (S17G0057). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on June 20, [...]

6/15/17 – JUDGE CANNON TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:39+00:00

6/15/17 – JUDGE ADAMS TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, June 15, 2017 – Judge Cynthia C. Adams of the Superior Court of the Douglas Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of Ocmulglee Electric Membership Corporation et al. v. McDuffie (S17G0038). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case [...]

6/15/17 – JUDGE ADAMS TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:39+00:00

5/16/17 – AVARITA HANSON TO LEAVE COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONALISM

Atlanta, May 16, 2017 – After 11 years as Executive Director of the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, Avarita Hanson plans to retire at the end of August. The Supreme Court of Georgia is seeking an experienced and innovative lawyer as the new Executive Director. The Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism was created by the [...]

5/16/17 – AVARITA HANSON TO LEAVE COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONALISM 2017-07-18T21:34:39+00:00

5/16/17 – LEDFORD DENIED STAY OF EXECUTION

Atlanta, May 16, 2017 – In an 8-to-1 vote, the Supreme Court of Georgia has denied a stay of execution for J.W. Ledford, Jr., who is scheduled to be put to death tonight at 7:00 p.m. by lethal injection at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, GA. Ledford, 45, was sentenced to death [...]

5/16/17 – LEDFORD DENIED STAY OF EXECUTION 2017-07-18T21:34:39+00:00

5/10/17 – JUDGE CRAWFORD TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, May 10, 2017 – Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford of the Superior Court of the Griffin Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeals of Henry County Board of Education v. S.G. (S16G1700) and Freeman v. The State (S17A1040). The Supreme Court of Georgia will [...]

5/10/17 – JUDGE CRAWFORD TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:39+00:00

4/26/17 – PRESIDING JUDGE MILLER TO HEAR GA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, April 26, 2017 – Presiding Judge M. Yvette Miller of the Georgia Court of Appeals has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of Williams v. State (S17A0954). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on May 2, 2017 during its 2:00 [...]

4/26/17 – PRESIDING JUDGE MILLER TO HEAR GA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:40+00:00

4/26/17 – JUDGE CROSS TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, April 26, 2017 – Judge Melanie B. Cross of the Superior Court of the Tifton Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of The State v. Hayes (S16G1723). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on May 2, 2017 [...]

4/26/17 – JUDGE CROSS TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:40+00:00

4/12/17 – CHIEF JUDGE GILLIS TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, April 12, 2017 – Chief Judge Dwayne H. Gillis of the Waycross Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of Pierce v. The State (S17A0828). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on April 17, 2017 during its 10:00 [...]

4/12/17 – CHIEF JUDGE GILLIS TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-07-18T21:34:40+00:00
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