August 2017

Nigerian Judges Visit Georgia

 

On Monday, August 7, 2017 a group of 14 judges from Nigeria was in Atlanta to learn about Georgia’s court system. T.J. BeMent, 10th District Court Administrator, and Will Simmons, 6th District Court Administrator, were presenters to the group.

 

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August Judicial Council Meeting

The Judicial Council met in Atlanta at the Georgian Club on August 9, 2017. Vice Chief Judge Christopher J. McFadden, Judge Stephen Kelley, Judge Bonnie Chessher Oliver, Judge Nancy Bills, Judge Philip Spivey, Judge Glenda Dowling, and Judge Matthew McCord were administered the Council’s oath as its newest members.  Judge LaTisha Dear Jackson was sworn in last week by Chief Justice Hines.

Tift County State Court Sponsors "Faces of Addiction" Forum

Judge Herbert Benson (center in below photo), State Court of Tift County, sponsored a forum on the opioid epidemic on June 20 in Tifton. The "Faces of Addiction" Forum brought together people in the Tift County area whose lives have been impacted addiction, directly and indirectly.  This was the second forum sponsored by the State Court of Tift County.

Faces of Addiction Forum

 

Law Day Around Georgia

Here are just a few of the activities that happened in Georgia this year celebrating Law Day:

 

Fairy Tale Trial by Judge Jeffrey Bagley

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