2017 Judicial Council Meetings

April 28, 2017

The Judicial Council met in Savannah at the Hyatt Regency Savannah on April 28.

Georgia to host NAWJ meeting in October

By Timur Selimovic, Georgia State University Law Intern

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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 divided into 49 judicial circuits, many of which are multi-county circuits. In those circuits, judges "ride the pine" or "ride the circuit" traveling from county to county to hear cases.

Court-based Self-Help Programs

By Timur Selimovic, Georgia State University Law Intern

 

“One of the biggest challenges in the court system is the increasing number of self-represented litigants.

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