Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Hugh Thompson announced this week his intention to step down in January after twenty two years on the high court. Presiding Justice P. Harris Hines will take over as Chief Justice following Thompson’s retirement. Governor Nathan Deal will appoint a new judge to the State Supreme Court, which is already adding two new members next year for a total of nine Justices. For a lifetime of service as a judge including many years on the state’s highest court, Thompson’s ship is RISING…
The Georgia Senate last week found time to vote on a couple of issues other than the redistricting process they were called back to Atlanta to sort out – one of those being the Atlanta law enforcement training center that has become a focus of national controversy. On Friday a resolution was introduced voicing support for the facility, which the Senate broadly supported by a 46-5 margin. All those opposed were Democrats, (three more abstained from voting) but the vote shows widespread support just as recent polls have. Georgia support for the state of the art training facility for police and other law enforcement is RISING…
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