Georgia Supreme Court

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High Court: Inmates Have Right To Legal Resources

A Georgia Supreme Court ruling reinforces inmates’ rights to access prison libraries and legal assistance.

02/24/2014

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Court Upholds Murder Conviction In Santa Attack

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and life prison sentence for a man accused of fatally attacking a woman while he was dressed as Santa Claus.

01/08/2013

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State Supreme Court To Hear Argument Over Who Gets Airport Taxes

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) —Just as the world’s busiest airport is about to open an international terminal and ultimately get even busier, the Georgia Supreme Court says it will consider a long-running feud over millions of dollars […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2012

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Georgia Supreme Court Strikes Death Nail In Assisted Suicide Restrictions

Georgia’s top court has struck down a state law designed to discourage assisted suicides after a legal battle brought by four members of a suicide group who said it also violated free speech rights.

WAOK-AM–02/06/2012

Anti-Death Penalty Groups Hold Demonstration Against Executions

Tate Execution Delayed

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) – A judge halted the execution of a Georgia man less than an hour before he was set to die for the 2001 murders of a woman and her 3-year-old daughter, acting […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2012

Parents Outraged Over Charter School Ruling

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Parents gathered at the Capitol Tuesday, to protest a ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court. The Capitol was filled with signs created by parents and students who feel their quest for a better education might be […]

WAOK-AM–05/18/2011

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