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Statement of Governor Perdue Regarding Chief Justice Fletcher

Wednesday, April 20, 2005  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue issued the following statement today upon receiving the formal resignation of Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher effective June 30, 2005:

“As Justice Fletcher departs the Supreme Court of Georgia, he leaves a legacy of fair and impartial justice for all of our citizens. Justice Fletcher has made equal access to justice a top priority during his tenure on our state’s highest court. On behalf of the people of Georgia whom he so honorably served, I thank him for the lasting contributions he made to the citizens of our state.”