Atlanta, September 17, 2018 – Sarah H. Warren was sworn in today by Governor Nathan Deal as the newest Justice on the Supreme Court of Georgia. Justice Warren, the former Solicitor General of Georgia, fills the vacancy left by Britt Grant, who recently began serving as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of [...]
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Atlanta, Sept. 14, 2018 – In response to Governor Deal’s appointment today of Judge Charles “Charlie” Bethel to the Supreme Court of Georgia, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton issued the following statement: “On behalf of the Supreme Court of Georgia, I congratulate Judge Bethel on his appointment to our Court. Charlie is a dedicated [...]
View the photos from the investiture of Chief Justice Melton and Presiding Justice Nahmias. Atlanta, September 4, 2018 – Harold D. Melton was sworn in Tuesday morning, Sept. 4, as the 32nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. His wife, Kim, was at his side as he took the [...]
Supreme Court of Georgia Solicits Comments on Proposed New Uniform Rules for the Juvenile Court of the State of Georgia
In the wake of the enactment of the new juvenile code, see OCGA § 15-11-1, et seq., the Council of Juvenile Court Judges has drafted a new set of Uniform Rules for the Juvenile Courts of the State of Georgia. That draft has been submitted to the Supreme Court for approval pursuant to Ga. [...]
Please report any phone call purportedly from the Supreme Court of Georgia that solicits immediate payment or threatens you with arrest. DO NOT send any money. Instead, please contact the Clerk’s Office (404-656-3470) during normal hours of operation (Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 p.m.) and speak directly with a staff member. You will not receive a legitimate [...]
Atlanta, Sept. 5, 2018 – Superior Court Judge Kimberly A. Childs of the Cobb Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of Housing Authority of Augusta v. Gould (S18G0524). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case Sept. 10, 2018 [...]
Atlanta, Sept. 5, 2018 – Chief Judge Geronda V. Carter of the Clayton Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of First Acceptance Ins. Co. of Ga., Inc. v. Hughes et al. (S18G0517). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the [...]
Atlanta, August 31, 2018 – Chief Justice P. Harris Hines will throw out the first pitch for the Atlanta Braves Saturday night at 7:00 when the Braves face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates at SunTrust Park. It is believed this is the first time in history that a Chief Justice of the state’s highest [...]
Atlanta, August 22, 2018 – Chief Justice P. Harris Hines has issued the following statement in response to Gov. Nathan Deal’s announcement today that he has appointed Solicitor General Sarah Hawkins Warren as a justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia: “On behalf of the Supreme Court of Georgia, I congratulate Sarah Hawkins Warren [...]
Atlanta, Aug. 30, 2018 – Harold D. Melton will be sworn in as Georgia’s new Chief Justice on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the State Capitol. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will introduce him. David E. Nahmias also will be sworn in as the new Presiding Justice. As governor, Secretary Perdue appointed both the [...]