Atlanta, Dec. 29, 2017 – Justice Britt C. Grant of the Supreme Court of Georgia has been elected to the American Law Institute, a national organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. Justice Grant was one of 44 new members from around the country who were elected to the [...]
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Atlanta, Dec. 6, 2017– Judge Paige Reese Whitaker of the Fulton County Superior Court has been designated to serve in place of Justice David E. Nahmias in the appeal of Holt v. Ebinger (S18A0052). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Dec. 12, 2017 during its 10:00 a.m. session. [...]
Atlanta, Dec. 6, 2017 – Superior Court Judge R. Chris Phelps of the Northern Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Britt C. Grant in the appeal of The State v. Davis (S17G1333). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Dec. 11, 2017 during its [...]
Atlanta, Dec. 6, 2017 – Superior Court Judge Suzanne H. Smith of the Cherokee Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of The State v. Davis (S17G1333). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Dec. 11, 2017 during [...]
The Clerk's office will be closed on November 23, 2017 and November 24, 2017 in observance of State Holiday.
Atlanta, October 18, 2017 – The Supreme Court of Georgia will hold oral arguments at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens next Tuesday morning, Oct. 24. Court will be held in the law school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom, beginning at 10:30 A.M. Each year the court travels outside Atlanta to hear cases [...]
Atlanta, October 12, 2017 – Justice Michael P. Boggs today received the St. Thomas More Award for his leadership in criminal justice reform. The prestigious award is given annually to one or more judges or lawyers who have stood out in their commitment to justice and humanity. Also honored today was Steven Gottlieb, Executive [...]
Atlanta, October 17, 2017 – The Supreme Court of Georgia recently launched a Twitter account. Justice Keith Blackwell explains how social media can lead to greater transparency with the public.
Atlanta, Oct 2, 2017 – Georgia Supreme Court mourns loss of famed attorney Catherine O’Neil, beloved wife of Justice David Nahmias.