Georgia Supreme Court

A judge has overturned the murder conviction of a 14-year-old black boy who was executed in 1944 in the deaths of two white girls in segregated South Carolina. (Photo by Getty Images)

Court Decision Causes Cancellation Of Warrants

Georgia Supreme Court ruling has invalidated tens of thousands of arrest warrants for people accused of failing to complete misdemeanor probation requirements.

12/04/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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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