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July 20, 2015 Despite New DNA Evidence Court Denies New Trial in Sex Assault Case

Bharadia was convicted of burglary, aggravated sodomy and aggravated sexual battery in 2003. He was charged along with a co-defendant…

January 28, 2015 Erroneous Jury Charge Leads to Reversal in GA Sexual Battery Case

The record showed that the defendant was the alleged victim’s stepfather. She testified that in 2003, when she was eleven…

November 17, 2014 Court Acknowledges Issues with GA’s Sexual Battery Statute

The defendant argued that with respect to the sexual battery counts, the jury should not have been instructed that a…

September 4, 2014 GA Court of Appeals Reverses Sodomy Conviction

The trial court instructed the jury that the offense of sodomy is committed if the defendant “perform[ed] a sexual act…

July 18, 2014 GA Teacher Not Required to Report Abuse of Former Student

The Supreme Court held that the teacher had no legal obligation to report the prior sexual abuse of a 16…

March 10, 2014 Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of GA Sexual Assault Case

The Court held that the defendant, who was a secretary at the alleged victims’ school, had no supervisory authority over…

November 29, 2013 Court of Appeals Examines Georgia’s Sexual Assault Statute

In Ellis v. State, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the defendant’s convictions for aggravated sexual battery and sexual assault,…

May 19, 2013 Sexual Assault Allegations at Georgia Heathcare Facility

The women, ages  53, 54, and 75, allege that the incidents occurred between late April and early May of this…

May 3, 2013 Morehouse Students Facing Sexual Assault Charges in Fulton Co.

Three students, Tevin Mgbo, Malcolm Jamal Frank, and Chukwudi Ndudikwa, were arrested on April 11th for their involvement in an…

February 26, 2013 GA Court of Appeals Affirms Paraprofessional’s Sexual Assault Conviction

At the time the allegations of sexual assault surfaced, Travis Demond Hart was employed as a paraprofessional at the same…

January 24, 2013 Cobb County Sergeant Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Inmate

He has been charged with aggravated sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, sexual assault by a law enforcement officer, and violation of…

January 18, 2013 Cherokee County High School Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

Police say Tamanini, 31, engaged in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 16 year-old student at the high school. Tamanini…

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