US v. Analetto

Conviction for knowingly participating in the use of extortionate means to collect or attempt to collect an extension of credit, under 18 U.S.C. section 894, is affirmed over defendant's challenges that:…
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Mays v. Clark

In a habeas corpus action challenging petitioner's conviction for first-degree murder, the district court's denial of the petition is affirmed where: 1) the California Court of Appeal's determination that…
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Richey v. Dahne

In a prisoner civil rights action, the court denied defendant's motion to revoke plaintiff's in forma pauperis (IFP) status and held that the Prison Litigation Reform Act, 28 U.S.C. section 1915(g), does…
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US v. Litvak

Conviction for securities fraud, fraud against the United States, and making false statements is reversed and remanded for a new trial where: 1) there was insufficient evidence for a rational jury to conclude…
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U.S. v. Gilbert

In a habeas corpus case challenging petitioner's conviction for production of child pornography and related offenses, the district court's denial of the 28 U.S.C. section 2255 petition as time barred is…
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People v. Johnson

In a post-trial motion that for disclosure of jurors' identifying information, the trial court's denial of the motion without a hearing is reversed were, in deciding whether to hold a hearing on a motion…
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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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