October 2018

Judge Cassandra Kirk Hosts a Training Session for High Volume Courtrooms

Fulton County Chief Magistrate Cassandra Kirk is no stranger to the problems and challenges that arise while managing a high volume courtroom. In August she hosted a class instructed by Minnesota Magistrate Kevin S. Burke titled Overcoming Volume and Procedural Fairness.


New Member of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Justice Charlie Bethel

An Outsider’s Reflection on the Georgia Juvenile Courts and Justice for Children

By:     Martha Guraro  

Martha GuraroMs. Martha Guraro comes from Ethiopia - a nation in the Eastern Africa Region well-known for being the birth place of great coffee.  Martha had a summer fellowship within the JC/AOC, Division of Communications, Children, Families and the Courts.

October 2018

Courts Journal LogoGreetings once again from the Courts Journal as we bring you news relevant to the Judicial Council of Georgia.   We have heard of no major damage to courthouses as a result of Hurricane Michael. Let us know if that information is incorrect.


Contact AOC

Administrative Office of the Courts 244 Washington Street, SW Suite 300 Atlanta, GA  30334

Pop Quiz

In 2002, Judge Ben Studdard competed on Jeopardy! Can you answer the Final Jeopardy question he couldn't?

Category: U.S. Stamps.

Clue: In late October, 2001, Tony Curtis and Lance Burton unveiled the new stamp honoring this person.

Find the answer on our Facebook and Twitter accounts: @GACourts!


Let us know what you think about the Georgia Courts Journal. Send your feedback, corrections, suggestions, and submissions to Information@georgiacourts.gov

Social Media

Follow the AOC on Facebook! Like us at www.facebook.com/GACourts today.

Receive Tweets from the AOC! Follow us at twitter.com/GACourts.