Tag Archives: State Bar of Georgia

Supreme Court agrees to reprimand for Speaker Ralston

The Georgia Supreme Court agrees to a light punishment of Speaker David Ralston for violations of State Bar rules . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Georgia Supreme Court , rules of professional conduct , State Bar of Georgia

Political Notes — Not even the Orlando shootings move the Senate on gun control

Four bills aimed at keeping terrorism suspects from buying firearms are blocked in the U.S. Senate, with Johnny Isakson and David Perdue among those who were doing the blocking . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Donald Trump , firearms purchases , Johnny Isakson , Michael McNeely , State Bar of Georgia , terrorism suspects , Tom Taylor

Supreme Court names Castellani to handle Ralston complaint

Retired judge Robert Castellani is appointed as the replacement special master to oversee the State Bar complaint against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , Mark Dehler , Robert Castellani , State Bar of Georgia

Dehler exits the Ralston case as special master

The attorney appointed as special master to handle the State Bar of Georgia’s ethics complaint against House Speaker David Ralston has decided to step down . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , Mark Dehler , State Bar of Georgia

Political Notes – Religious freedom issue could affect state business rankings

CNBC will consider anti-gay discrimination and the passage of “religious freedom” laws in its ranking of the business climates of states . . .

Tags: Better Georgia , business climates , CNBC , Confederate flag displays , Council of Magistrate Judges , Nathan Deal , religious free , State Bar of Georgia

Supreme Court majority tosses complaint against Woodham

State Bar charges of unprofessional conduct by Atlanta attorney John Woodham are dismissed by the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: bond validations , John Woodham , State Bar of Georgia , unprofessional conduct

Political Notes: Georgia’s jobless ranking slowly improves

As Georgia’s unemployment rate improves, the state climbs in the national rankings . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Atlanta Senate Delegation , State Bar of Georgia , unemployment rate ranking

The battle lines are drawn on Ralston complaint

The lawyers are hired to argue both sides of the case involving House Speaker David Ralston and a State Bar of Georgia complaint . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , David Ralston , Georgia Supreme Court , James Spence , Mark Dehler , professional misconduct allegations , State Bar of Georgia

Political Notes – Rural hospital fight surfaces early

Are legislators ready to go to war over the issue of financial assistance to ailing rural hospitals? . . .

Tags: Bruce Williamson , Carl Sanders , Debbie Buckner , dubose porter , Jimmy Lewis , Kasim Reed , Martin Luther King , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Sharon Cooper , State Bar of Georgia

Political Notes – UGA moves on to a life without Adams

Michael Adams is officially replaced by Jere Morehead as University of Georgia president; Nikema Williams makes some changes at the Democratic Party of Georgia . . .

Tags: Charles Ruffin , Democratic Party of Georgia , Ed Lindsey , Jere Morehead , michael adams , Nikema Williams , State Bar of Georgia , uga