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November 1, 2012 Atlanta Teacher Facing Federal Child Pornography Charges

Villemez, who worked as a Fine Arts teacher at the prestigious Atlanta private school for the last seven years, was…

October 31, 2012 Westminster Student Charged with Aggravated Sexual Battery

Houk turned himself in to Atlanta police on Sunday and was charged with sexually assaulting one of his teammates in…

October 29, 2012 Despite Illegal Search Teacher Must Face Trial on Child Pornography Charges

The decision is a prime example of the country’s reluctance to suppress evidence even after concluding that a police search…

October 26, 2012 Georgia Court of Appeals Affirms Child Moletsation Conviction

The allegations in the case were that the alleged victim (T.M.), a four year-old girl, was molested by her step-grandfather…

October 25, 2012 Georgia Court of Appeals Reverses Tampering with Evidence Conviction

Shala King was stopped by the police for a traffic violation. After she pulled over, one of the officers testified…

October 22, 2012 GA Supreme Court Puts the Brakes on the Use of Thermal Imaging Technology

With the use of such equipment, the police had been able to detect heat loss patterns emanating from a residence…

October 17, 2012 Georgia Court of Appeals Reverses Drug Conviction for Failure to Prove Knowledge

Amin and Mohamed were jointly tried for possession of a Schedule I substance, cathinone, in violation of the Georgia Controlled…

October 15, 2012 Cobb County Judge Refuses DA’s Request to Dismiss Colotl’s Felony Charge

Colotl was charged with false swearing after she gave deputies an incorrect address when she was arrested for driving without…

October 3, 2012 Forsyth County Arrest Will Test the Breadth of Georgia’s Child Molestation Statute

According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, the girls’ mothers dropped them off at the rink on the evening of…

October 2, 2012 Georgia Court of Appeals Remands Sexual Battery Case for New Hearing

In doing so, the Court reiterated that the time for calculating pretrial delay begins to run at the time of…

September 25, 2012 GA Court to Decide Critical Discovery Issue in Child Pornography Case

Morris claims that the district attorney’s office interfered with his due process rights when prosecutors prevented Morris from conducting an…

September 24, 2012 Georgia Law is Lacking in Compensation for the Wrongfully Convicted

These individuals, referred to as “exonerees”, may receive $50,000 for each year in prison not to exceed $2 million. Three…

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