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Georgia abortion law to be argued in federal appeals court

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court plans to hear arguments Friday on whether it should overturn a lower court ruling that permanently blocked a restrictive abortion law passed in Georgia in 2019. ...

Panel to advise if indicted prosecutor should be suspended

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor on Wednesday appointed a review panel to determine whether a district attorney who was indicted on charges of criminal misconduct while in office should be suspended ...

Federal suit names Georgia officers who punched, kicked man

ATLANTA (AP) — A man who was punched and kicked in the head by Georgia police officers during a traffic stop four years ago has filed a lawsuit alleging the stop was unjustified and the officers used ...

Federal govt launches civil rights probe of Georgia prisons

ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday announced a statewide civil rights investigation into Georgia prisons, citing particular concern about violence. Assistant At...

Trial to begin for suspended Georgia insurance commissioner

ATLANTA (AP) — More than two years after he was accused of defrauding his former employer of more than $2 million and indicted on federal charges, Georgia's suspended insurance commissioner is set to ...

Judge won't block parts of Georgia election law for now

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday declined to block some challenged sections of Georgia's new election law ahead of two runoff elections next week, but he didn't rule out the possibility for...

Parts of sweeping new Georgia election law debated in court

ATLANTA (AP) — Voting integrity activists argue that several parts of Georgia's new election law criminalize normal election observation activities, while the state asserts that those provisions reinf...

No indictment for Georgia officer who killed Black driver

ATLANTA (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict a former Georgia state trooper who shot and killed a Black man last year after trying to pull him over for a broken tail light. Jac...

Justice Department suing Georgia over state's new voting law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is suing Georgia over the state's new election law, alleging Republican state lawmakers rushed through a sweeping overhaul with an intent to deny Black voters ...

Judge allows Georgia ballot review case to proceed for now

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Thursday allowed a lawsuit alleging fraud in Georgia's most populous county during the November election and seeking a review of absentee ballots to move forward for now. ...

New York court suspends Rudy Giuliani's law license

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York on Thursday because he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the...

Civil rights trail book aims to make history easy to digest

ATLANTA (AP) — By highlighting cities that played host to significant events during the civil rights movement, a new book aims to make that complex history easier to understand and to pass its legacy ...

Judge weighs whether to dismiss Georgia ballot review case

McDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A judge is weighing whether to dismiss claims brought by a group of voters who allege that fraud during the November general election in Georgia's most populous county resulted i...

Students pulled from car by Atlanta police sue city

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police had no justification for pulling two students from their car and hitting them with stun guns while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests over George Floyd's death...

Reports detail tense moments with Georgia election monitors

ATLANTA (AP) — As a pair of election workers sat at a table counting ballots during an audit of Georgia's presidential election in November, no fewer than eight Republican monitors swarmed around them...