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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 – 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 [...]

5/10/17 – 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 [...]

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 – 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 [...]

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

Atlanta, April 12, 2017 – Judge Meng H. Lim of the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Britt C. Grant in the appeal of Smith v. Northside Hospital, Inc. (S16G1463). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on April 17, 2017 during its 2:00 P.M. [...]

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

Atlanta, April 12, 2017 – Judge Jane C. Barwick of the Superior Court of Fulton County, Atlanta Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the related appeals of Johnson Street Properties, LLC v. Clure (S17A0811) and Clure v. Johnson Street Properties, LLC (S17X0812). The Supreme Court [...]

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

Atlanta, April 12, 2017 – Presiding Judge Christopher J. McFadden of the Georgia Court of Appeals has been designated to serve in place of Justice Michael P. Boggs in the appeal of Patton v. Vanterpool (S17A0767). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on April 18, 2017 during its 2:00 P.M. [...]

3/1/17 – JUDGE MORSE TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, March 1, 2017 - Superior Court Judge John E. Morse, Jr. of the Eastern Judicial Circuit in Savannah has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeals of Heatherly v. The State (S16G1498) and Le v. Sherbondy (S17A0558). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in [...]