Dec 3, 2012

Georgia Court of Appeals’ November Term Ends

            November 30 marked the end of the September Term of the Georgia Court of Appeals.  The end of the Court’s terms often follows an interesting dynamic.  However, that dynamic can impact the usefulness of the Court’s decisions.            The Georgia Court of Appeals has three terms of court:  January, April and September.  The Georgia Court of Appeals is obligated by the Georgia Constitution to decide an appeal by the end of the term after it is placed on the docket for hearing.  Therefore, a case docketed for hearing in the April term must be decided by the end… Read more