2017 Court News

10/18/17 – SUPREME COURT TO HOLD SPECIAL SESSION AT UGA LAW SCHOOL

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 [...]

10/18/17 – SUPREME COURT TO HOLD SPECIAL SESSION AT UGA LAW SCHOOL 2017-10-18T13:33:04+00:00

10/12/17 – JUSTICE HONORED FOR WORK ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

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 [...]

10/12/17 – JUSTICE HONORED FOR WORK ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM 2017-10-12T16:19:13+00:00

10/11/17 – JUDGE SCHRADER TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, Oct. 11, 2017 – Superior Court Judge Kathryn M. Schrader of the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the case of Lucas v. Beckman Coulter, Inc. et al. (S17G0541). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Monday, Oct. [...]

10/11/17 – JUDGE SCHRADER TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-10-11T13:57:02+00:00

10/11/17 – CHIEF JUDGE COLLIER TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, Oct. 11, 2017 – Chief Judge Albert B. Collier of the Clayton Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S.D. Peterson in the appeal of Barnett et al. v. Caldwell (S17G0641). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 during [...]

10/11/17 – CHIEF JUDGE COLLIER TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-10-11T14:05:52+00:00

9/13/17 – SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA LAUNCHES TWITTER ACCOUNT

Atlanta, Sept. 13, 2017 – As of Sunday, Sept. 10, the Supreme Court of Georgia has joined the world of Twitter. The state’s highest court will use Twitter as an additional platform for informing the public about newly published opinions and summaries, press releases, summaries of cases coming up for oral argument, and other [...]

9/13/17 – SUPREME COURT OF GEORGIA LAUNCHES TWITTER ACCOUNT 2017-09-27T14:56:01+00:00

9/27/17 – CHIEF JUDGE CAUDELL TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, Sept. 27, 2017 – Chief Judge B. Chan Caudell of the Mountain Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Michael P. Boggs in the appeal of Taylor v. The State (S17G0501). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Oct. 3, 2017 during its 2:00 [...]

9/27/17 – CHIEF JUDGE CAUDELL TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-09-27T14:22:32+00:00

9/26/17 – THARPE DENIED STAY OF EXECUTION

Atlanta, Sept. 26, 2017 – In a 6-to-3 vote, the Supreme Court of Georgia has denied a stay of execution for Keith Leroy Tharpe, who is scheduled to be put to death tonight at 7:00 p.m. by lethal injection at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, GA.Tharpe, 59, was sentenced to death in [...]

9/26/17 – THARPE DENIED STAY OF EXECUTION 2017-09-27T09:57:22+00:00

9/14/17 – JUDGE FULLER TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE

Atlanta, Sept. 14, 2017 – Chief Judge C. Andrew “Andy” Fuller of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Michael P. Boggs in the appeal of The State v. Hudson (S17G0739). The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments in the case on Sept. 18, 2017 during its [...]

9/14/17 – JUDGE FULLER TO HEAR GEORGIA SUPREME COURT CASE 2017-09-18T12:22:04+00:00
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