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Daily Report Online

Third-Generation Judge and 'One More Bow Tie' on the Court of Appeals

Gov. Nathan Deal seemed to take delight in swearing in Macon Circuit Superior Court Judge Tilman "Tripp" Self III to a new job on the Georgia Court of Appeals starting this month.
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Daily Report Online

From Senator to Judge: Charles Bethel

Former state senator from Dalton and now Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Charles Bethel had a simple answer to a pre-new year question of what to call him, senator or judge? "Charlie works just fine. My mother's been calling me that all my life."
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National Law Journal

Chief Justice Roberts Praises 'Overlooked' District Judges in Year-End Report

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. on Saturday spotlighted the "crucial role" played by federal district judges, asserting they "deserve tremendous respect" for performing the often thankless tasks of the job. In past years, Roberts has sometimes used the annual platform to advocate for higher pay for judges, or to defend the ethics of his fellow justices. But his 2016 report displayed no sharp edges or fodder for controversy.
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New York Law Journal

Judicial Ethics Opinion 16-88

By | December 30, 2016
A quasi-judicial official who is suing the county is disqualified, subject to remittal, when attorneys who are personally involved in defending the county appear before him/her in their private or official capacities. For two years after the lawsuit concludes, disclosure is mandatory when these attorneys appear. Neither disclosure nor recusal is required when other assistant county attorneys, or other attorneys from county-level government law offices appear, provided they are not personally involved in his/her lawsuit.
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Daily Report Online

Grant's Journey to Becoming a Justice Started With a Key First Job

When Gov. Nathan Deal swore in Solicitor General Britt Grant as a Georgia Supreme Court justice in December, he noted her weighty resume—but he added with a smile that the most important item was working in a congressional office. His.
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Daily Report Online

Reese Took Unusual Route to the Georgia Appeals Bench

Newly sworn in Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Clyde Reese II was the one to point out to the Judicial Nominating Commission that his resume was not like the other candidates.
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The Legal Intelligencer

Cosby Wants Trial Moved From Montco Court

Bill Cosby wants his criminal case to be transferred out of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, arguing that potential jurors in that county have been unfairly influenced by media coverage of the comedian's alleged crimes.
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The Legal Intelligencer

2016 Was Often About What the Pa. Supreme Court Didn't Do

While the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a number of significant rulings and agreed to take up a wide range of important issues throughout the year, the justices also helped to shape state law in 2016 by either rejecting appeals or failing to reach a consensus in several closely watched cases.
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The Legal Intelligencer

In Rebuilding Year, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Hits Stride in Q4

In a year in which it welcomed four new justices and finally reached full complement seven months in, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a number of major rulings in the last quarter.
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New York Law Journal

Felony Court Branch in Manhattan to Get New Administrator

Acting Supreme Court Justice Michael Obus, who has overseen the courts that handle Manhattan felonies for eight years, is being replaced due to "philosophical differences" with the Office of Court Administration, a spokesman for the agency confirmed Thursday.
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