Ga. Joins States' Health Care Suit Over AG's Refusal

Law360, New York (April 13, 2010, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Georgia's governor has appointed a special attorney general to mount the state's legal challenge to President Barack Obama's health care reform, overriding the state's actual attorney general, who said the multistate lawsuit against reform is a doomed waste of money.

Frank C. Jones of Macon, Ga.-based Jones Cork & Miller LLP will work pro bono to lead Georgia's legal challenge to health care reform, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue said in a statement issued Tuesday.

Georgia is the 19th state to join the litigation, launched in March...
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