Tag Archives: Georgia Supreme Court

Court says caregivers for elderly entitled to minimum wage

The Georgia Supreme Court rules that employees who give home care services to elderly and disabled persons are covered by the state’s minimum wage law . . .

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Supreme Court sends Crawford Lewis case back to DeKalb

The case of former DeKalb County school superintendent Crawford Lewis is sent back to DeKalb Superior Court for further review . . .

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Supreme Court, for second time, rules with Kemp and Bibb County in boundary dispute

Secretary of State Brian Kemp can hold a hearing to consider new evidence in a boundary line dispute, Ga. Supreme Court rules . . .

Tags: Bibb County , boundary line dispute , Brian Kemp , Georgia Supreme Court , Kelly Lee , Monroe County

Pension ruling goes against Atlanta police, firefighters

Georgia Supreme Court hands Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed a victory in his war against police and firefighters . . .

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Supreme Court says state can’t forcibly medicate murder defendant

Georgia Supreme Court rejects a Cobb County judge’s order that would require a murder defendant to take antipsychotic medication to be competent to stand trial . . .

Tags: Cobb County , Georgia Supreme Court , involuntary medication , murder defendant , shooting spree

Political Notes – What happens after Tolleson steps down from the Senate?

Ross Tolleson’s retirement from the Legislature will require a special election for his senate seat and a new chairman for the Senate Natural Resources Committee . . .

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Court suspends Burrell Ellis’ law license

Convicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis receives a suspension of his law license rather than disbarment from the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

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Gordon mayor slapped down by court ruling

Georgia Supreme Court rules against Mary Ann Whipple Lue, the mayor of Gordon, in her appointment of an interim city attorney . . .

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Supreme Court upholds bond issue for Braves stadium

Bond package for Braves’ new stadium is validated by Georgia Supreme Court . . .

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Hospital must disclose pricing data to uninsured patient, court rules

Uninsured patient is entitled to get hospital data about the prices it charges to insurance companies, the Georgia Supreme Court declares . . .

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