08, Mar 2014 - Federal judge tosses civil suit against former Georgia judge
ROME, Ga. — A federal court has dismissed a civil rights suit against a former northwest Georgia judge, saying he was entitled to judicial immunity.
08, Mar 2014 - Opinion analysis: The boundaries of specific jurisdiction
What happens in Las Vegas may stay in Las Vegas, but the inverse is also true. In Walden v. Fiore, decided yesterday, the Court unanimously concluded that a pair of professional gamblers from Nevada could not force a Georgia law enforcement agent to litigate against them in Nevada, because the agent had never had connections […]
07, Mar 2014 - Thomasville, GA State Supreme Court to hear Baker Co. School Board case
The Georgia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the appeal of two Baker County women who are trying to have a member of the school board removed from office.
07, Mar 2014 - Justices say gamblers can't sue policeman
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a Georgia police officer cannot be sued in Nevada over the seizure of two gamblers' money.
07, Mar 2014 - Murray, GA Federal judge tosses suit against former Ga. judge
A federal court has dismissed a civil rights suit against a former northwest Georgia judge, saying he was entitled to judicial immunity.
07, Mar 2014 - Court: Gamblers can't sue officer in another state - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Georgia police officer could not be sued in Nevada over the seizure of two travelers' money at an Atlanta airport.
07, Mar 2014 - Court: Gamblers can't sue officer in another state
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Georgia police officer could not be sued in Nevada over the seizure of two travelers' money at an Atlanta airport. In a unanimous decision, the justices said a lawsuit ...
06, Mar 2014 - Appeals court upholds Georgia man's banishment
A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court's ruling upholding a Georgia man's banishment from many of the state's counties.
05, Mar 2014 - Middletown woman sent to prison for income tax fraud
A Middletown woman has been sent to prison and ordered to pay back more than $50,000 for conspiring to file false federal income tax claims. Georgia Freeman, 43, of the 600 block of 16th Avenue, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Herman J. Weber in Cincinnati. Weber also ordered Freeman to pay $51,075 in restitution to the IRS. According to court ...
04, Mar 2014 - FBI Arrests Georgia Militia Trying To Buy Pipe Bombs To Take Down Power Grid
The FBI arrested Georgia militiamen attempting to buy pipe bombs and thermite. The federal agents stated during a court hearing on Friday that the men had a sophisticated terror plot aimed at taking down the power grid and water treatment plants. An FBI representative stated that if the northern Georgia militia members had not been... Read more » FBI Arrests Georgia Militia Trying To Buy Pipe ...
04, Mar 2014 - Atlanta, GA Lawyer: Hazing charges at UGA are unfounded
An attorney representing at least one of 11 University of Georgia students accused of hazing says allegations that pledges were beaten are false.
04, Mar 2014 - Macon, GA Loss Of Key Voting Rights Act Section Most Keenly Felt In Local Elections
It’s been eight months since the Supreme Court effectively stuck down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the section that required jurisdictions with a history of discrimination at the polls (i.e. Georgia and most other states in the South) to get their local voting laws “pre-cleared” by...
04, Mar 2014 - Columbus, GA Ga, Ala dentist pleads guilty to tax evasion
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A dentist who practices in both Alabama and Georgia has pleaded guilty to tax evasion. Federal prosecutors say Dr. Dayo Obebe of Muscogee County, Ga., entered the plea Thursday during a court hearing in Columbus. The Justice Department says Obebe operated Moon Road Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in Columbus and Brent Dental in Bibb County, Ala. Prosecutors say the doctor ...
04, Mar 2014 - Man caught in federal child pornography probe pleads guilty
A Georgia man pleaded guilty in federal court in New Orleans Thursday (Feb. 27) to participating in a wide-reaching child pornography ring centered around a pair of websites that showcase videos of minors engaging in sexually explicit activities and offer tutorials...
04, Mar 2014 - Albany, GA Supreme Court will hear Warren Lee Hill case again
Death row inmate Warren Lee Hill is challenging a Georgia statute that makes information about the manufacturer of the drug used in executions a "state secret."