Frank v. Schultz

In a prisoner action brought under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents, 403 U.S. 388 (1971), alleging due process violations during the course of plaintiff prisoner's disciplinary proceedings, the district…
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US v. Williams, Jr.

Conviction for possessing with intent to distribute crack cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. section 841(a)(1) is reversed and vacated where defendant's use of a rental car, travel along a known drug corridor…
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US v. Zayas-Ortiz

In a defendant's motion for sentence reduction pursuant to 18 U.S.C. section 3582(c), following an amendment to the United States Sentencing Guidelines, the district court's short form denial of the motion…
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US v. Dzhanikyan

In consolidated criminal appeals, convictions of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, 21 U.S.C. section 846, attempt to collect a debt through extortionate means, 18 U.S.C. section 894(a), and possessing…
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US v. Gorski

In interlocutory appeals from a district court order that, among other things, compels a law firm to produce certain documents pertaining to a fraud allegedly committed by defendant in his operation of…
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US v. Paulino-Guzman

Sentence for conviction of unlawful possession of a firearm is affirmed where the district court did not abuse its discretion in relying in part on the sentence's supposed deterrent effect to justify an…
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Local News and Events

Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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