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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,…

May 27, 2015 11th Circuit: Warrant is Not Required to Obtain Cell Tower Records

The defendant was convicted of federal bank robbery charges. At trial, over the defendant’s objection, the government used cell tower…

April 27, 2015 Court of Appeals Requires DA to Honor Plea Deal Made by his Predecessor

Thus, the Court reversed the trial court and held that the defendant’s motion to enforce the plea agreement should have…

March 16, 2015 Court Finds Defendant Failed to Timely Object to Other Crimes Evidence

The Court held that the defendant must object to this evidence at the time the trial court makes a final…

March 11, 2015 GA Supreme Court Reverses Conviction in Child Cruelty Case

The Court held that the evidence did not support the convictions because there was no evidence that the defendant left…

February 25, 2015 GA Supreme Court Affirms Reversal of Murder Conviction

The record showed that several witnesses testified that they saw the defendant fatally shoot the victim after the victim intervened…

February 11, 2015 FAIR Act is Poised to Reform Federal Asset Forfeiutre Law

The Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act, or FAIR Act of 2015, aims to reform federal civil asset forfeiture laws which…

February 9, 2015 PA High Court Finds Lifetime Registration for Juveniles Unconstitutional

The Court reasoned that the provisions violated the due process rights of juvenile offenders by creating an irrebuttable presumption that…

January 22, 2015 Holder Limits Ability of Local Police to Seize Property Under Federal Law

The program, called Equitable Sharing, permitted local police departments to seize personal property from individuals and reap enormous financial windfalls….

November 18, 2014 GA Supreme Court Reversal in Murder Case Due to Improper Exclusion of Evidence

The defendant did not dispute the fact that he was responsible for the death of his wife. However, he argued…

October 13, 2014 Improper Judicial Comment Leads to Reversal in Georgia Murder Case

The defendant had given three statements to the police. He was only advised of his Miranda rights before giving the…

July 9, 2014 Court of Appeals Dismisses Georgia Asset Forfeiture Case

The State initiated asset forfeiture proceedings against personal property and Bullock was personally served with the complaint on February 5,…

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