Latest Supreme Court of Georgia News

Georgia high court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks

Nov. 23, 2022 15:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the state’s ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy, abruptly ending access to later abortions that had resumed days earlier. In a one-page order, the justices put a lower court ruling overturning the...

Georgia high court allows Saturday voting for Senate runoff

Nov. 23, 2022 12:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia counties will be allowed to hold early voting this Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, under a Wednesday ruling from the state Supreme Court. The court issued a...

Georgia Supreme Court reinstates state's ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy

Nov. 23, 2022 12:05 PM EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Supreme Court reinstates state's ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy.

Republicans try to stop Saturday voting in Georgia runoff

Nov. 22, 2022 15:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican groups appealed to Georgia's highest court Tuesday in an attempt to prohibit early voting this Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. The Georgia Republican Party, the...

Georgia asks court to immediately reinstate abortion ban

Nov. 18, 2022 17:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials asked a court on Friday to immediately block a judge's ruling striking down the state's abortion ban. The ruling allowed the procedure to again be performed beyond about six weeks of pregnancy. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney's...

Prosecutor might seek sharecropper's posthumous exoneration

Sep. 25, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia district attorney said he may revisit a decades-old case in which the state Supreme Court overturned three murder convictions of a Black sharecropper in the killing of a white man to determine whether the sharecropper deserves to be formally exonerated posthumously. ...