On June 22, 2020, the Court of Appeals of Georgia agreed with GCO member Greg Hise that Chatham County Probate Judge Thomas Bordeaux should have granted a GWL to Hise. Hise applied for a GWL in 2019 and Bordeaux denied it the same day. Hise sued in the Superior Court of Chatham County and won a writ of mandamus, ordering Bordeaux to issue Hise a GWL. Bordeaux refused to obey the Superior Court, so Hise filed a motion to have Bordeaux found in contempt. Bordeaux appealed, saying Hise was required to seek a hearing before Bordeaux before suing in mandamus. The Court of Appeals disagreed, saying Hise followed the correct procedure and is entitled to a GWL. The Court of Appeals