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Dates: Created: 1962-1968
Scope and Contents After 1979, the Supreme Court - Clerk of Court - Capital Offenses Case Files were filed with the Supreme Court - Clerk of Court - Criminal Appeal Case Files (see Record Group 92/1/3).
Dates: Created: 1974-1979
Scope and Contents This series contains all documents relating to individual cases heard by the Georgia Supreme Court from 1917 to 1990. A typical file might include any or all of the following documents: (1) bills of exception, (2) writs of certiorari or error, (3) summons and (4) lower court documents presented to the Supreme Court as evidence. Those documents include full or partial transcripts of proceedings, complaints, judgments and other related documents.Case files after 1990 are available at...
Dates: Created: 1917 - 1990
Scope and Contents This series contains all documents relating to individual cases heard by the Georgia Supreme Court from its creation in 1846 to 1917. A typical file might include any or all the following documents: (1) bills of exception, (2) writs of certiorari or error, (3) summons and (4) lower court documents presented to the Supreme Court as evidence. Those documents include full or partial transcripts of proceedings, complaints, judgments and other related documents. There are very few transcripts...
Dates: Created: 1846-1917
Dates: Created: 1857-1992
Scope and Contents This group of records forms a portion of the regular case files which because of its size or physical form could not be boxed with the case files. The numbers correspond with the case numbers in Series 3, Supreme Court Case files. The case numbers in this series are not consecutive.
Dates: Created: 1914-1980
Dates: Created: 1855-1899
Scope and Contents This series formerly consisted of Applications to Appeal until they were purged of the writs of habeas corpus in 1994. The writs are for death penalty cases only and are those that were indirectly appealed to the Court. Before 1974, cases were directly appealed to the Supreme Court and are part of the appeal case. After 1974, cases were indirectly appealed or separated out into Applications to Appeal. For real information into a death case appeal, one must see the case as it is filed in the...
Dates: Created: 1974-1991
Dates: Created: 1846-1967
Scope and Contents The Georgia Supreme Court was created by an amendment to the 1798 state constitution but enabling legislation was not passed until 1845. This series contains volumes which document both proceedings and opinions of the Georgia Supreme Court on cases brought before it. The cases rendered are titled by both plaintiff and defendant. Proceedings are similar to the Minute Books of the Georgia Supreme Court in that they specify what action either the higher court or lower court took regarding the...
Dates: Created: 1846-1859
Dates: Created: 1910-1920
Scope and Contents This series consists of the final report generated by the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Court System. The Commission, created in 1993 by the Georgia Supreme Court, was established to: (1) Ascertain the perception of the public and the courts on the treatment of minorities and ethnic groups, as well as examine courtroom treatment and the extent to which minorities and ethnic groups voluntarily use the court system, (2) Study the administration and personal...
Dates: Created: 1995
- Creators: Supreme Court X