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Savannah Morning News
Savannah man sentenced to life in prison for 2013 beating deathJohn Kennedy Cope today was sentenced to mandatory life in prison for his murde
Savannah man sentenced to life in prison for 2013 beating death
Savannah Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
John Kennedy Cope today was sentenced to mandatory life in prison for his murder-aggravated assault conviction in the 2013 beating death of a man in his bed. Chatham County Superior Court Judge Penny Haas Freesemann ruled that a second conviction... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah man convicted of murder in 2013 beating deathA transient Savannah man on Friday was convicted of felony murder and aggravate
Savannah man convicted of murder in 2013 beating death
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
A transient Savannah man on Friday was convicted of felony murder and aggravated assault in the 2013 beating death of a man in his bed. The Chatham County Superior Court jury acquitted John Kennedy Cope, 54, of malice murder in the death of Moses... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Specialty courts have rewardsFour accountability courts established in Chatham County have proven to have su
Specialty courts have rewards
Savannah Morning News / Posted 24 days ago
Four accountability courts established in Chatham County have proven to have successful track records in helping nonviolent offenders avoid jail and, at the same time, improve their lives. Formed in 2001 by Superior Court Judge James F. Bass Jr.,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
New court looks to give Chatham County non-violent offenders a second chanceAs a veteran district attorney, Spencer Lawton Jr. was tepid to the concept of
New court looks to give Chatham County non-violent offenders a second chance
Savannah Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
As a veteran district attorney, Spencer Lawton Jr. was tepid to the concept of accountability courts, which he saw as a social scheme markedly different from his role of prosecuting crimes. Now seven years into retirement, he has become a champion... Read more

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