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GA Supreme Court rises up for the ATL Falcons

FRONT L-R: Presiding Judge Melton, Chief Justice Hines, Justice Benham. BACK L-R: Justices Peterson, Blackwell, Hunstein, Nahmias, Boggs, & Grant (Source: GA Supreme Court) FRONT L-R: Presiding Judge Melton, Chief Justice Hines, Justice Benham. BACK L-R: Justices Peterson, Blackwell, Hunstein, Nahmias, Boggs, & Grant (Source: GA Supreme Court)
(Source: GA Supreme Court) (Source: GA Supreme Court)
ATLANTA, GA (WTVM) -

The Supreme Court of Georgia is rising up to show their support for the Atlanta Falcons.

They held a Special Session on Tuesday to honor the Falcons and wish them well in their quest for a Super Bowl victory Feb. 5 against the New England Patriots.

Normally gaveled in to “All Rise,” the nine justices – all donning Falcons baseball caps – filed into the courtroom to “Rise Up!”

Chief Justice P. Harris Hines said the state’s highest court wanted to send the Atlanta team its best wishes.

“It’s been a great season, and now it’s time for all Falcons fans to rise up!” Chief Justice Harris said.

The justices then all rose from their seats and cheered, “Go Falcons!”

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