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The Judicial Council is the policy-making body for Georgia’s judiciary, chaired by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Membership of the Judicial Council consists of twenty-six judges who represent the state’s appellate and trial courts. The Council meets at least four times a year to consider new judgeships, budgetary and legislative matters, and judicial branch programs and policies.

The Judicial Council of Georgia will meet Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Atlanta, 165 Courtland Street, Atlanta, GA. 30303. Please click here for meeting materials.


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Judicial News

Policies and Fees for Court Reporting Services in Criminal Cases
 
December 17, 2014
DeKalb County Recorder's Court is largest e-court in state
AJC.com
 
New Magistrate Court system assists self-represented litigants
Savannah Morning News
 
December 16, 2014
DeKalb County judge appointed to state judicial council
AJC.com
 
December 15, 2014
OBITUARY: Judge Watson White
Marietta Daily Journal
 
December 12, 2014
Three states lead the way for Juvenile Justice reforms
Pew Charitable Trusts

 

December 11, 2014
McDaniel sworn in as superior court judge
Valdosta today

 

 

December 9, 2014
Lim sworn in as newest superior court judge
Polk Fish Wrap

 

Probate Judges Announce Scholarship Contest

 

December 8, 2014
Governor Names One, Receives Nominess for Two Seats
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

December 5, 2014
Judge Patricia Barron receives faculty medallion at conference
Athens Banner Herald

 

December 3, 2014
Drug Free Coalition honors retiring Juvenile Court Judge
Gainesville Times
 
JNC recommends candidates for Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit
jnc.georgia.gov

 

December 2, 2014
Deal appoints Pataula Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge
gov.georgia.gov
 
December 1, 2014
OBITUARY: SENIOR JUDGE GEORGE B. CULPEPPER III
Macon Telegraph
 
November 28, 2014
Holidays often mean court for Glynn County Judge
Jacksonville.com
 
November 26, 2014
Edwards receives medallion from Institute of Continuing Judicial Education
Valdosta Daily Times

 

November 25, 2014
Gwinnett Judges Win Awards
Gwinnett Daily Post

Lost in Translation: Interpreter prevents miscommunication in court
Gainesville TImes

 

November 21, 2014
Georgia High Court Asks for Comments on New Judicial Conduct Rules
Daily Report (sub. required)

 

November 18, 2014
Deal appoints Burke County State Court Judge
gov.georgia.gov

 

Senate confirms Georgia Judicial nominations
thehill.com
 
November 17, 2014
Richmond County opens viewing room for public in magistrate, civil cases
Augusta Chronicle

 

Historic courthouse featured in new book
Covington News

 

Verizon contributes more than $800,000 for Georgia's Domestic Violence Organizations
marketwatch.com

 

November 14, 2014
Georgia Recognized for Excellence in Statistics Reporting
 
November 11, 2014
Veterans Court helps steer vets away from jail and off streets
cbs46.com
 
In Chambers at the State Appeals Courts: Water, Mold and Coughing
Daily Report (sub. required)
 
November 10, 2014
JNC nominates 3 for Paulding Superior Court
Daily Report (sub. required)
 
November 9, 2014
Problem solving court in Macon Judicial Circuit links troubled veterans with VA services
Macon Telegraph
 
November 7, 2014
Justice Benham delivers address at Rockdale County Drug Court commencement
Rockdale Citizen
 
November 4, 2014
Former Appellate Judge J.D. Smith lauds use of mediation
AccessNorthGeorgia.com

 

November 1, 2014
Long before he became a judge, Mallon Faircloth was a college football star
Columbus Ledger Enquirer
 
Tough love and second chances
LaGrange News

 
2014 Judicial News Archives