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Chief Justice Harold Melton and Presiding Justice David Nahmias. Chief Justice Harold Melton (left) and Presiding Justice David Nahmias. (Photos: John Disney/ ALM)

The chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia warned Monday that judges who continue to ignore public health guidelines regarding COVID-19 or who fail to abide by his emergency declarations could face discipline by the state’s judicial watchdog. 

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R. Robin McDonald

Daily Report reporter R. Robin McDonald's journalism career includes stints as a staff writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Wichita Eagle, and The Anniston Star and as a trial tracker at CourtTV and CNN. She is the author of two true crime books -- Black Widow: The True Story of the Hilley Poisonings and Secrets Never Lie: The Death of Sara Tokars.

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