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Opinions Released – September 28, 2009

September 28, 2009

The following opinions were released this morning by the Supreme Court of Georgia.  A brief summary of the subject matter precedes the link.  For more details on these cases, visit our forthcoming opinions post from Friday.

Application of the statute of limitation application to case involving recovery as a crime victim: S08G2078, S08G2082. BENEKE v. PARKER et al.; and vice versa

Interpretation of insurance contract and “personal property”: S09G0480. OWNERS INSURANCE COMPANY. v.SMITH MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS, INC.

Whether a referendum is required for revenue bonds under specific legislation: S09A0636. DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY of DeKALB COUNTY et al. v. STATE of GEORGIA

Election contest in Clayton County: S09A0842. BODKIN v. BOLIA et al.

Whether First Amendment rights are implicated when those under 21 are barred from entering a strip club: S09A1081. WILLIS et al. v. CITY of ATLANTA et al.

Whether a prenuptial agreement is enforceable with lack of disclosure and lack of required witnesses: S09A1295. SULLIVAN v. SULLIVAN

Whether Georgia’s electronic voting machines violate Georgia law: S09A1367. FAVORITO et al. v. HANDEL et al.

The Court has issued its own summary of the significant opinions.

UPDATE: The Supreme Court’s summary link is not working for some reason.  Here is a Google Docs link to the summaries courtesy of the AJC Political Insider.

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