When R. Jonathan Hart stepped up to the microphone before the country’s nine most powerful jurists on March 1, he joined a small, eclectic club of Georgia attorneys who have argued before the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Chatham County Attorney sought to convince the high court to uphold the decision of a Savannah, Ga., federal judge, affirmed by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, that the county is immune from suit for damages arising from an accident involving a drawbridge maintained by the county.

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