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Methods of Judicial Selection: Georgia

Members of the Highest Court

Carol W. Hunstein
Chief Justice. Appointed 1992 by Gov. Miller. Current term expires 2012.

George H. Carley
Presiding Justice. Appointed 1993 by Gov. Miller. Current term expires 2012.

Robert Benham
Justice. Appointed 1989 by Gov. Harris. Current term expires 2014.

Hugh P. Thompson
Justice. Appointed 1994 by Gov. Miller. Current term expires 2012.

P. Harris Hines
Justice. Appointed 1995 by Gov. Miller. Current term expires 2014.

Harold Melton
Justice. Appointed 2005 by Gov. Perdue. Current term expires 2012.

David E. Nahmias
Justice. Appointed 2009 by Gov. Perdue. Current term expires 2016.