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January 13, 2020 Georgia Innocence Project Exonerates Man Falsely Convicted of Rape

A man who served almost 20 years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit was finally freed after DNA…

February 28, 2017 Court Reverses Computer Invasion of Privacy Conviction

The victim’s house was burglarized and her laptop was stolen. The data on the laptop was backed up by Carbonite,…

November 28, 2016 Georgia Supreme Court Reverses Convictions in Child Cruelty Case

The defendant was convicted of felony murder and two counts of first degree cruelty to children relating to the death…

October 27, 2016 Court: Judges May Encourage Jurors to Submit Witness Questions

The defendant was charged and convicted of malice murder and a firearm offense. At the beginning of trial, the judge…

October 18, 2016 GA Supreme Court Affirms Habeas Relief in Child Cruelty Case

The Court held that, as a result, she did not knowingly or voluntarily enter the plea. The defendant entered a…

August 1, 2016 GA Tech Settles Two Title IX Lawsuits Claiming Unfair Process

The first case involved a male student accused of forcing another male student to have sex with him. The student…

July 25, 2016 Court Holds That Upskirt Video Does Not Violate Privacy Statute

The defendant was indicted on a single count of “Unlawful Eavesdropping and Surveillance.” This statute is a part of the…

June 22, 2016 Student Files Suit Against Yale for Wrongful Expulsion

According to Montague’s lawsuit, the university pressured his accuser to pursue a formal complaint despite her reluctance to do so….

May 9, 2016 Search Warrant Requiring Finger to Unlock iPhone Sparks Debate

This has drawn mixed opinions among constitutional law scholars as to whether such a warrant constitutes a violation of the…

February 1, 2016 Court Finds Indictment Defective Due to Overbroad Range of Dates

The defendant was a health care provider and was indicted for Medicaid fraud and theft in relation to an alleged…

October 19, 2015 Circuits Split on Whether Warrant is Required for Cell Tower Records

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that cell phone users have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their “cell-site…

August 3, 2015 GA Supreme Court Affirms Contempt Order for Deactiviation of Facebook Page

The defendant’s late husband, Keith Davis, was a plastic surgeon who founded a vein care practice (VCP) with fellow physician,…

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