December 2011

From the Director

Dear Courts Journal Readers,
Welcome to the new Georgia Courts Journal. Over the past few years, the AOC has increasingly relied on the use of E-mail for distributing many of our trusted communications pieces to you.  altThis digital edition marks the first of our publications to move away from a printed format and look.  I hope you will enjoy the easily-navigable site.


Speaking Engagements

altPresiding Judge Steven Teske (at left), Juvenile Court, Clayton County, spoke on a Juvenile Justice panel at the Twenty-seventh Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy on October 26, 2011, held at the Carter Center in Atlanta.  The Symposium's focus was "Building Services and Supports for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, Child Welfare, and Juvenile Justice." 


Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform Issues Report

Georgia’s top jurist and three superior court judges have been involved for the past six months with the non-partisan, intra-branch Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform. Chief Justice Hunstein, Supreme Court; Judge Ural Glanville, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, and Judge Michael P. Boggs, Superior Court, Waycross Judicial Circuit, joined Judge Todd Markle, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, on the thirteen-member group to analyze the criminal justice system in Georgia.


December 2011


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