June 2012

On the Road with Georgia's Appellate Courts

Both of Georgia's appellate courts have recently taken road trips out of Atlanta...

Supreme Court

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Magistrates Train Online

How can a magistrate judge in Ashburn, GA, attend a training in Jasper, GA, without spending a dime or being out of the office an hour?   On January 20, 2012, Judge Allen Wigington, Chief Magistrate, Pickens County, taught the first of a series of web-based, real-time trainings (webinars) that allow magistrates to stay in their offices and earn credits toward their annual Continuing Education requirement.  That Abandoned Motor Vehicle course promises to be just the tip of the iceberg for judges contending with cash-strapped counties and tight travelling regulations.
 

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New Superior Court District Administrative Judges

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Did you know: 

April's answer: In a 2001 episode of JAG, the Judicial Building in Atlanta was the stand-in for a courthouse in Virginia.

June's answer:  George Walton signed the Declaration of Independence and served as one of the state's first superior court judges.

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