December 9, 2020

JUDGES URGED TO EXERCISE RENEWED CAUTION FOR IN-PERSON COURT PROCEEDINGS IN LIGHT OF COVID SURGE

Atlanta, Dec. 9, 2020 – With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Georgia, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton signaled today that judges should stand ready […]
November 9, 2020

STATEWIDE JUDICIAL EMERGENCY EXTENDED

Atlanta, Nov. 9, 2020 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton today signed his eighth order extending for one month the Statewide Judicial Emergency he first declared […]
October 28, 2020

“JUSTICE NEEDS JURORS” Chief Justice reminds all Georgians of duty to serve as jurors

Atlanta, GA (Oct. 28, 2020) — In a new set of public service announcements (PSAs), Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia […]
October 27, 2020

Judge T. Russell McClelland Receives Top Honor for State Court Judges

Atlanta – Chief Judge T. Russell McClelland of the State Court of Forsyth County received the prestigious Ogden Doremus – Kent Lawrence Award from the Council […]
October 7, 2020

Jury Trials Allowed To Resume In Georgia; Will Follow Covid-19 Safety Guidelines

Supreme Court of Georgia Jane Hansen, Public Information Officer 330 Capitol Ave, SE Atlanta, Georgia 30334 404-651-9385 hansenj@gasupreme.us     Atlanta, October 7, 2020 – Chief […]
September 1, 2020

Supreme Court of Georgia Commission on Interpreters Creates New Model Protocol Addressing Language Barriers in Georgia Courts

Atlanta, GA — Thanks to a $15,000 technical assistance grant awarded by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the State Justice Institute (SJI) in […]
August 13, 2020

Judicial Council of Georgia to Meet on August 14, 2020

Atlanta, GA — The Judicial Council of Georgia, chaired by Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia, will meet for a General […]
June 25, 2020

Outstanding Advocates for Children Honored with the 2020 Hines Award

Atlanta– The Georgia Supreme Court’s Committee on Justice for Children has announced the recipients of the 2020 Chief Justice P. Harris Hines Child Advocacy Awards. Each […]
June 25, 2020

Judge Tailor to Serve As President Of The Council Of State Court Judges

Atlanta, GA Wesley B. Tailor, a Judge of the State Court of Fulton County, was elected to serve as President of the Council of State Court […]
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