Prisoners report beatings in retaliation for Dec. protests Fulton to put elected judge in charge of ‘rocket docket’ Bibb rehires judge who quit in ‘love offering’ scandal Gwinnett dispute stops police use of radar guns
Everyone should make resolutions for the New Year, if only to have new goals. In that spirit, we offer 10 suggestions for Georgia legislators to strengthen government ethics in 2011. Among them: Let’s make ex-Speaker Glenn Richardson the last legislator to transfer all his leftover campaign cash to a committee where he can spend it any way he wishes.
Fulton judge defends handling of trooper shooting suspect Ex-candidate for governor asked to list sexual partners Lawrenceville faces $2.5M in fines for safety violations Ex-Villa Rica bank official banned fom banking Winder settles harassment suit for $250K
A Fulton County judge had no choice last month but to release the man who allegedly shot and killed State Trooper Chadwick LeCroy a couple weeks later, the county’s chief judge said tonight. Gregory Favors was freed on a signature bond not because of “judicial whim or an adherence to some arbitrary self-imposed rule,” but because judges “have a duty to uphold the rule of law,” Judge Cynthia D. Wright wrote in a letter to Fulton County citizens.
Complaints against judges outpace investigation funds
Perdue pushed pet projects