DeKalb DA v. magistrates heads to high court-again

Magistrates persuade state Supreme Court to examine DA's use of declaratory judgment action in battle over hearsay

, Daily Report

The state Supreme Court has agreed to take a second look at a long-running battle between the DeKalb County district attorney's office and the county's magistrate judges.The magistrates haven't challenged the substance of last year's state Court of Appeals ruling that said the judges must admit hearsay evidence in preliminary hearings in criminal cases.

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