Georgia to host NAWJ meeting in October

The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) was formed in 1979 by Justice Vaino Spencer of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division 1 (1980 – 2007) and Justice Joan Dempsey Klein of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appell

Riding the Pine with Judge Raymond George

When the first superior courts were established in Georgia, there were just four counties divided into two judicial circuits.  As the state expanded, so did the number of counties and judicial circuits. Today Georgia's 159 counties are dividied into 49 judicial circuits many of which are multi-county circuits. In those circuits, judges "ride the pine" or "ride the circuit" travelling from county to county to hear cases.

J4C video series honors DFCS case managers

The Supreme Court of Georgia’s Committee on Justice for Children has begun a year-long video story series of judges and attorneys honoring the good work of case managers.  GA DFCS has a high turnover rate of case managers which is the result many reasons,   However, all agree that the mistakes of this human system are the most likely to make the news.   It is important for the judges and lawyers to tell the stories of the children and family’s lives which are positively impacted by the Georgia’s case managers which happens every day.

Profiling Georgia Judges

The first three months of 2017, the Judicial Council/AOC has profiled new juvenile court judges, African American judges, and women judges.



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