Courts

June 9, 2014 – Georgia Watch today released its sixth Court Watch Report analyzing consumer-related decisions issued by the Supreme Court of Georgia. Court Watch is a program of Georgia Watch, a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed to strengthening the rights of consumers. Court Watch aims to publicize important consumer-related decisions by the Supreme Court of Georgia and Georgia Court of Appeals.

This year’s Court Watch Report serves two main goals: 1) informing the public of recent decisions affecting consumer law and 2) providing a preview of upcoming consumer law cases in the Georgia Supreme Court. Unlike previous Court Watch Reports, the 2013 Report contains cases still pending before the Supreme Court of Georgia. The Report also includes a select few cases that were decided in 2012 due to their significance and the fact that a 2012 Court Watch Report was not issued. Click here to read the report.

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May 31, 2012 – Court Watch today released its fifth annual report analyzing consumer-related decisions issued by the Supreme Court of Georgia. Court Watch is a project of Georgia Watch, a nonprofit and nonpartisan group committed to strengthening the rights of consumers. The 2011 Court Watch Report identifies and profiles the most noteworthy consumer-related appellate decisions released by the Supreme Court of Georgia throughout the previous calendar year, and identifies notable consumer wins and losses.  Click here to read the report.

“In 2011, the Georgia judiciary wavered back and forth between expanding and constricting the protections afforded to Georgia consumers in today’s turbulent marketplace. From an unsettling interpretation of the Fair Business Practices Act to bolstering consumer remedies in foreclosure actions, 2011 was a busy year,” said 2011 Court Watch Fellow Matthew Massey.

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Court Watch today released its fourth annual report analyzing consumer-related decisions issued by the Supreme Court of Georgia. Court Watch is a project of Georgia Watch, a nonprofit and nonpartisan group committed to strengthening the rights of consumers. The 2010 Court Watch Report identifies and profiles the most noteworthy consumer-related appellate decisions released by the Supreme Court of Georgia throughout the previous calendar year, and identifies notable consumer wins and losses. Read more