People v. Dealba

Conviction of assault with a deadly weapon and spousal battery, with a prior serious conviction finding, is affirmed over challenges to the sufficiency of the evidence where one vehicle striking another…
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In re K.P.

In an action by a mother challenging the juvenile court's termination of her parental rights to her children, alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. section 1901 et seq.,…
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Sjurset v. Button

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action, arising after Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) officials, with the help of defendant police officers, took plaintiff's children into protective custody without…
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People v. Lexington Nat. Ins. Corp.

In a surety's appeal of an order of forfeiture on a $20,000 bail bond when a defendant failed to appear at a hearing in his criminal case, the trial court's forfeiture order is reversed where the bond…
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US v. Lloyd

Convictions and sentences of five defendants for selling unregistered securities are affirmed in part, reversed in part, vacated in part, and remanded in part where: 1) defendant Keskemety's sentence improperly…
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Lyall v. City of Los Angeles

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action arising after a police entry, search, and seizure at a musical event held in an L.A. warehouse, the district court's judgment for defendants is affirmed in part and reversed…
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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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