June 17, 2021

Outstanding Advocates for Children Honored with the 2021 Hines Award

Atlanta– In a ceremony on June 11, 2021, the Supreme Court of Georgia’s Committee on Justice for Children awarded two recipients with the fifth annual Chief […]
June 4, 2021

Statewide Judicial Emergency Expected To End June 30

Atlanta, June 4, 2021 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton announced today that he plans to issue an order Monday extending for the fifteenth time the […]
June 3, 2021

Public Comments for Proposed Fromal Advisory Opinion 2021-01

Pursuant to Judicial Qualifications Commission (“JQC”) Rule 28.B (3), the JQC Hearing Panel is posting this proposed Formal Advisory Opinion on the websites of the JQC, […]
May 10, 2021

Deadlines To Be Reinstated For Indicting Those In Jail

Atlanta, May 8, 2021 – Under an order signed today by Chief Justice Harold D. Melton, next Friday, May 14, deadlines will be reimposed on prosecutors […]
April 21, 2021

Judicial Council of Georgia to Meet on April 23, 2021

Atlanta, GA — The Judicial Council of Georgia will meet for a General Session via Zoom teleconferencing on Friday, April 23, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to […]
April 8, 2021

Judicial Emergency Extended, But More Restrictions Due To Be Lifted

Atlanta, April 8, 2021 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton today extended for another month the Statewide Judicial Emergency he first declared more than a year […]
March 17, 2021

Georgia Judges and Court Staff to Become Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Atlanta – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton announced that Georgia judges and court staff are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “Thanks to the work […]
March 9, 2021


Atlanta, March 9, 2021 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton today issued an order that lifts the suspension of jury trials in Georgia, “effective immediately.” With […]
February 10, 2021

Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution Announces New Chairperson

Atlanta, GA — The Supreme Court of Georgia’s Commission on Dispute Resolution has a new Chairperson, Hon. M. Cindy Morris, Superior Court, Conasauga Judicial Circuit, following […]
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