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Statement of Condolence by Court of Appeals of Georgia

Atlanta, November 5, 2018 – The judges of the Court of Appeals of Georgia are deeply saddened by the passing of the Supreme Court of Georgia’s former chief justice, P. Harris Hines. During his fifty years as a lawyer and judge, Justice Hines served his community and the entire state with honor and distinction. He was a dedicated public servant and a kind man who had a generous spirit and an unwavering commitment to the rule of law.    

“We are all heartbroken. Justice Hines was an outstanding jurist and an even better man. He was also a dear friend and colleague to all of the judges on our Court. We will miss him dearly, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family,” said Court of Appeals’ Chief Judge Stephen Louis A. Dillard.