The Athens Access to Justice Initiative Hosts Pop Up Legal Clinic

By Siarra Z. Carr  
Georgia State University College of Law Intern

Chief Justice Hines Delivered Final State of the Judiciary Address

Chief Justice P. Harris Hines delivered an optimistic speech on February 22, 2018, marking his final address to the legislature before he retires this August.  “The year 2018 will be a year of great change,” the Chief Justice observed, noting that a new Governor and Lieutenant Governor will be elected. “Many new judges will don their robes of office for the first time.

2018 Legislative Session wrap-up

By Tracy Mason, Assistant Director, Governmental and Trial Court Liaision

Pilgrim: The Courthouse Dog

By: Former Judge Leslie Spornberger Jones

Few people would bat an eye to hear that the new employee in the courthouse has a detailed job description, much less that he has a business card. But when the co-worker is a four year-old black Labrador-Golden Retriever mix, eyebrows raise, and smiles abound. At least that has been the experience in Bartow and Gordon Counties since Pilgrim, the Courthouse Dog, arrived on the job on February 15, 2016. 


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