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Prosecutor's comments about defendant's failure to come forward to police leads to reversal of conviction:
GA Supreme Court Affirms Reversal of Murder Conviction. Posted on February 25th, 2015 in Georgia Murder Cases. In State v. Sims, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed the granting of a new trial to a murder defendant, holding that defense counsel was deficient for failing to object to the ...
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It's an honor to be named to the 2015 GA Super Lawyers list:
Bernard Selected to 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers List. Posted on February 22nd, 2015 in Firm News. Bernard has been selected to the 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers list that was just published in the March edition of Atlanta Magazine. Georgia's Super Lawyers publication recognizes the top attorneys in ...
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Legislation is finally moving forward to put an end to our abusive federal asset forfeiture system:
FAIR Act is Poised to Reform Federal Asset Forfeiutre Law. Posted on February 11th, 2015 in Georgia Forfeiture Cases, Legal News. The Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act, or FAIR Act of 2015, aims to reform federal civil asset forfeiture laws which allow law enforcement to seize property ...
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An appeal by the State gets dismissed due to a recently enacted 2-day deadline to file its notice:
State's Appeal Dismissed in South Georgia Rape Case. Posted on February 5th, 2015 in Georgia Rape Cases, Legal News. In State v. Andrade, the Georgia Court of Appeals dismissed the State's appeal holding that their notice of appeal was untimely filed and the Court therefore lacked jurisdiction ...
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Savannah lawyer accused of molestation wins for a second time in the Court of Appeals:
Erroneous Jury Charge Leads to Reversal in GA Sexual Battery Case. Posted on January 28th, 2015 in Georgia Child Molestation Cases, Georgia Sexual Assault Cases. In Madison v. State, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed the defendant's convictions for sexual battery and aggravated sexual ...
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Court of Appeals rules that a search warrant affidavit does not need to describe the images of alleged child porn:
Divided Court of Appeals Validates Search Warrant in Child Porn Case. Posted on January 21st, 2015 in Georgia Child Pornography Cases. In Shirley v. State, a divided Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's denial of the defendant's motion to suppress evidence, holding that the search ...
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The purpose for which cell tower records are being used dictates whether a defendant has standing to contest their admissibility:
Ga Supreme Court: No Standing to Contest Cell Tower Records. Posted on February 23rd, 2015 in Georgia Murder Cases, Georgia Search and Seizure Cases. In Ross v. State, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed the defendant's conviction for malice murder stemming from her alleged participation in a ...
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Watch Out! The police are allowed to create fake Instagram accounts and "friend" people they're investigating:
Federal Court: Police May Use Fake Instagram Account to Obtain Evidence. Posted on February 21st, 2015 in Georgia Search and Seizure Cases, Legal News. In United States v. Gatson, a federal district court in New Jersey has ruled that the police were permitted to create a fake Instagram account ...
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This decision demonstrates why GA's registration exemption for juveniles is the right approach:
PA High Court Finds Lifetime Registration for Juveniles Unconstitutional. Posted on February 9th, 2015 in Georgia Sex Offender Registry Cases, Legal News. In the Interest of J.B., the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that the provision of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act ...
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Never, ever, ever take a stipulated law enforcement polygraph test:
Stipulated Polygraph Leads to Conviction in GA Sex Abuse Case. Posted on January 29th, 2015 in Georgia Child Molestation Cases. In Thomas v. State, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the defendant's convictions on two counts of sexual battery of a child, holding that the trial court properly ...
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Feds finally seek to put an end to abusive property seizures by local law enforcement:
Holder Limits Ability of Local Police to Seize Property Under Federal Law. Posted on January 22nd, 2015 in Georgia Forfeiture Cases, Legal News. As members of Congress continue to work towards new legislation that will overhaul federal asset forfeiture law, Attorney General Eric Holder put an ...
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A GA rape conviction is reversed because his lawyer never advised him he had a right to testify:
Federal Court Grants Habeas Relief and Vacates GA Rape Conviction. Posted on January 14th, 2015 in Georgia Rape Cases. In Nejad v. Olens, a Federal District Court judge vacated a Georgia rape conviction on the grounds that the Defendant was never advised that he had a constitutional right to ...
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