April 2018

In Memoriam - April 2018

Former Judge George L. Barron of Tyrone died on February 21, 2018. Judge Barron, a US Navy Veteran, served as Municipal Court Judge in East Point, College Park and Hapeville until his retirement in 2010. He was a 1973 graduate of Woodrow Wilson School of Law.

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By T.J. BeMent, 10th District Court Administrator

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. 

Judge Robin Shearer Explains the Benefits of Teen Courts

While researching Georgia’s Teen Courts, we got the chance to talk with Judge Robin Shearer, the Chief Judge of the Juvenile Court of Athens-Clarke County. Here is a summary of the conversation:

 

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