Tag Archives: Ga. Supreme Court

Political Notes — State Board of Education hires chief turnaround officer

Eric Thomas is hired as the “chief turnaround officer” to help Georgia’s ailing schools improve their performance . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , chief turnaround officer , Eric Thomas , Ga. Supreme Court , Rockdale District Attorney , Zell Miller

Self replaces Weaver on JQC

Macon Judge Tripp Self replaces Judge Brenda Weaver on the Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Ga. Supreme Court , JQC , Tripp Self

Supreme Court rules for homeless task force in foreclosure fight

The Georgia Supreme Court rules for the Task Force for the Homeless in its long-running legal dispute with business entities that want to foreclose on the homeless shelter in downtown Atlanta . . .

Tags: Central Atlanta Progress , Ga. Supreme Court , Ichthus Community Trust , Task Force for the Homeless

Political Notes: Deal swears he isn’t packing

Gov. Nathan Deal responds to criticisms that he’s trying to “pack” the state Supreme Court by proposing to add two more justices . . .

Tags: anti-gay statements , Ga. Supreme Court , Kelvin Cochran , Nathan Deal , Ross Rolleson , Special Election , St. Simons Island , Stephen Swan

Georgia Supreme Court hears voter ID appeal

Georgia Supreme Court hears another challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s voter ID law . . .

Tags: Democratic party , Ga. Supreme Court , voter id