Category: Courts

AG Carr Backs Anti-Sanctuary City Amicus Brief

Attorney General Chris Carr lent his office’s support to a multistate amicus brief opposing sanctuary cities. In a statement, Carr explained his support for the brief saying: “we believe sanctuary jurisdictions — cities and localities that prohibit or otherwise obstruct cooperation between federal and local officials on immigration enforcement — defy the rule of law

Rep Regina Quick Appointed As Superior Court Judge

In a move that has been telegraphed for months, State Representative Regina Quick (R-Athens) has been appointed as a Superior Court Judge by Governor Nathan Deal. Quick has previously indicated she would not be running for re-election, setting up a Republican primary between former State Rep Doug McKillip and Houston Gaines (thus far).  The seat

Gov Deal Appoints Monroe, Spencer To Bench

Governor Nathan Deal has made two judicial appointments today.  From a press release: Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointments of Jeffery O. Monroe to a State Court judgeship within Bibb County and Margaret L. Spencer to a State Court judgeship within Clayton County. The vacancy within the State Court of Bibb County was created

Georgia Chief Justice Gets Summoned For Jury Duty

Jury duty happens to the best of us…even if you’re chief justice of Georgia’s highest court.  Chief Justice P. Harris Hines was summoned for jury duty in Cobb County this week.  He wasn’t upset about being called for jury duty either and took it with a matter of pride.  From The Daily Report: He did