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12/6/2019 – GEORGIA’S COURTS URGED TO REQUIRE SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING AND POLICIES

Atlanta, Dec. 6, 2019 – A committee appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia released today a report recommending that all Georgia courts implement or revise sexual harassment prevention policies based on best practices outlined in the report. Among its recommendations, the committee also urges that courts “mandate that judges [...]

12/6/2019 – GEORGIA’S COURTS URGED TO REQUIRE SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION TRAINING AND POLICIES2019-12-06T18:19:49-05:00

12/5/2019 – JUSTICE ROBERT BENHAM TO RESIGN IN MARCH

Atlanta, Dec. 5, 2019 – Justice Robert Benham announced today that he will resign from the Supreme Court of Georgia effective March 1, 2020 – before his current six-year term ends a year from now. In making this decision, he has acknowledged that a number of candidates have announced preparations to run for his [...]

12/5/2019 – JUSTICE ROBERT BENHAM TO RESIGN IN MARCH2019-12-05T16:55:03-05:00

11/26/2019 – SUPREME COURT MOVE TO NATHAN DEAL JUDICIAL CENTER

Effective Friday, December 6, 2019, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Reporter of Decisions, and the Office of Bar Admissions will be relocated from the Judicial Building and the 244 Washington Street Annex to the nearby Nathan Deal Judicial Center located at 330 Capitol Ave. S.E., Atlanta. The move will not impact electronic [...]

11/26/2019 – SUPREME COURT MOVE TO NATHAN DEAL JUDICIAL CENTER2019-12-03T16:08:16-05:00

9/9/2019 – SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA AMENDS COURT RULES

On September 9, 2019, the Supreme Court of Georgia amended its Court Rules. Effective immediately the Court has reserved Rule 4 (i) and added new Rule 96 to provide that under certain conditions law students may participate in oral argument. The other amendments have a later effective date of Monday, December 2, 2019, the first [...]

9/9/2019 – SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA AMENDS COURT RULES2019-10-11T06:32:39-05:00

11/22/2019 – The SCED system is back on-line.

The SCED system is back on-line. Per the November 1, 2019 order, the filing deadlines for November 21 and 22, 2019, remain extended until Monday, November 25, 2019. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ORDER.

11/22/2019 – The SCED system is back on-line.2019-11-22T11:37:29-05:00

11/1/2019 – SCED System unavailable November 21-25, 2019

On November 21, 2019, the Supreme Court of Georgia will transfer its case management technology (SCED) to the new Nathan Deal Judicial Center. To accommodate this move the SCED system will not be available from 12:00 a.m. on November 21, 2019 until 8:00 a.m. on November 25, 2019. During this period, members of the [...]

11/1/2019 – SCED System unavailable November 21-25, 20192019-11-01T16:42:23-05:00

11/6/2019 – GA SUPREME COURT TO HOLD LAST SESSION IN COURTROOM

Atlanta, Nov. 6, 2019 – It is the end of an era for the Supreme Court of Georgia, which on Thursday, Nov. 7, will close the doors to its courtroom where it has held oral arguments for more than 60 years. To mark the last session of court in the Judicial Building on Capitol [...]

11/6/2019 – GA SUPREME COURT TO HOLD LAST SESSION IN COURTROOM2019-11-17T14:57:47-05:00

9/5/2019 – CHIEF JUSTICE APPOINTS JUDGES TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COMMISSION

Atlanta, September 5, 2019 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton has appointed three members to the newly created Georgia Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Commission: Justice Michael P. Boggs of the Supreme Court of Georgia; Chief Judge Brian J. Amero of the Superior Court of the Flint Judicial Circuit (Henry County; and Judge Sarah [...]

9/5/2019 – CHIEF JUSTICE APPOINTS JUDGES TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COMMISSION2019-09-05T14:16:47-05:00

8/24/2019 – CHIEF JUSTICE ISSUES STATEMENT

Atlanta, Aug. 24, 2019 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton issued the following statement today after learning of the sudden death of Judge Stephen S. Goss of the Court of Appeals of Georgia. “Judge Goss was a man who brought so much dignity and compassion to the delivery of justice all across this great [...]

8/24/2019 – CHIEF JUSTICE ISSUES STATEMENT2019-08-24T17:37:38-05:00

8/5/2019 – SUPREME COURT TO HONOR ED TOLLEY

Atlanta, August 5, 2019 – The Supreme Court of Georgia will present a special award Tuesday, August 6, 2019, to Edward D. Tolley, honoring the former chairman of the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) for his “wise and steady” leadership at a critical time in the Commission’s history. On behalf of the Court, Chief Justice [...]

8/5/2019 – SUPREME COURT TO HONOR ED TOLLEY2019-08-05T11:52:20-05:00