Barry Fleming withdraws name from Ga. justice consideration

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Former state Rep. Barry Fleming withdrew his name from the applicants seeking an appointment to the Georgia Supreme Court.

A final list of nearly 40 candidates was prepared by the Judicial Nomination Commission for Gov. Sonny Perdue. The governor will appoint a replacement for Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears.

Mr. Fleming, a Columbia County attorney, was listed as a withdrawn candidate Tuesday.

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