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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Whyte v. Lynch

Petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision ordering petitioner's removal on the grounds that his Connecticut offense was categorically a crime of violence and thus was necessarily…
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US v. Doe

In a habeas corpus case, the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. section 2255 motion is vacated and remanded where: 1) defendant's case is not moot because success would shorten his supervised…
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Local News and Events

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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Jul 25, 2017
As defined by the Georgia Municipal Association, ordinances are written laws adopted by a city or town’s government. Yet, while theses ordinances are permanent laws that are actively enforced, state and…
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Jun 22, 2017
Considering the excessive weight of motor vehicles, the number of drivers on Georgia roads on any given day, not to mention the number of motor vehicle accidents, people are going to be killed as a result…
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