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June 3, 2013 Cobb County Coach Charged with Sexual Exploitation of Child

He is accused of exchanging sexually explicit photos via text message with a 17 year-old girl. According to the warrant,…

May 30, 2013 GA Law: Act Committed at Age 14 can be Introduced in Molestation Case

Anthony Scott Dean was convicted of two counts of molesting his teenaged adopted daughter. At trial, the girl testified that…

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 15, 2013 GA Court of Appeals Dismisses Appeal in RICO Case

The trial court granted a general demurrer filed by Hill’s defense attorneys and dismissed five of the counts, including the…

May 14, 2013 GA Court of Appeals Grants New Trial in Armed Robbery Case

The evidence corroborated the testimony of a defense witness and provided independent support of the defendant’s asserted alibi. Corey Simmons…

May 13, 2013 Federal Appeals Court Vacates Probated Sentence in Healthcare Fraud Case

Dr. Rick Kuhlman, a chiropractor with offices in Atlanta and Nashville, executed a fraudulent billing scheme from 2005 to 2010…

May 6, 2013 Georgia Court of Appeals Reversal in Asset Forfeiture Case

The Butts County Sheriff’s Office seized $28,700 from Goodwin’s car during a traffic stop, alleging that the money was tied…

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…

April 30, 2013 Court of Appeals Recognizes Mistake of Fact Defense in Child Sex Cases

The Court’s decision, however, may have a significant impact on the defense of future child sexual offense cases as the…

April 18, 2013 GA Court of Appeals Affirms Child Pornography Convictions

Henderson was arrested in September 2009 when the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force traced an…

April 15, 2013 Perplexing Decision Regarding Georgia’s Child Hearsay Statute

The Court rejected Maurer’s argument that his Sixth Amendment right to confrontation was violated when the alleged victim was not…

April 13, 2013 Venue Issue Leads to Reversal in Clayton Co. Child Molestation Case

The State alleged that Carter had inappropriate sexual contact with his girlfriend’s 11 year-old daughter A.W. beginning in the summer…

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