Wilbanks launched the clinic just in time to help survivors and attorneys file lawsuits in a two-year window of time granted by the Hidden Predator Act. The legislation extended the statute of limitations for lawsuits by survivors.
Since the beginning of 2015, the firm has tracked 134 North American oil and gas producers that have filed for bankruptcy. The biggest share of those – 60 – were in Texas, according to a map the firm compiled to go with the analysis.
“Last year, the United States Penitentiary of Atlanta unlawfully discriminated against Mrs. Ragland because of her Christian beliefs when you demanded that she remove her head covering before she was permitted to visit her brother," ACLU of Georgia lawyers said.
The coalition filed the brief Wednesday asking the high court to hear arguments in "Lund v. Rowan County," a case involving a North Carolina county’s practice of opening its meetings with prayer offered by its commissioners.
Alicia Coleman, had been employed through a job training and employment agency in Fort Benning, Georgia as a 911 operator, a job she had held for nearly a decade. She alleged that she was terminated in 2016 after her period came on unexpectedly while at work
A panel of three – at least two of whom admitted to being dog owners during oral arguments and one of whom has a dog with a Twitter following – reversed a trial court judge and said the case should go to a jury.
In a footnote, Chief Judge Stephen Dillard cited a paper Justice Keith Blackwell wrote 20 years ago as a law student in which Blackwell said the Georgia Supreme Court—of which he is now a member—may have "misconstrued" the law.
They might not be the kind of judges most people think of as heading traffic court. The 20 who took three days of classes on the law governing field sobriety tests and other types of evidence were not state court traffic judges. They are probate judges.
Before Gov. Nathan Deal nominated Judge Charlie Bethel to the bench nearly a year ago, he was a state senator. So it was with a different perspective that he opined the majority’s decision was not what the General Assembly had in mind with exceptions to the licensing requirement.
Georgia State University law school professor Tanya Washington and Emory University law school professor Barbara Woodhouse speak of the constitutional rights of children to be free from discrimination in an amicus they co-authored.
Erica Scannavino, 32, burned to death inside a 1996 Jeep Cherokee in July 2017 after she was hit from behind while making a left turn, according to a lawsuit her parents filed. They blamed her death on FCA, formerly known as Chrysler.
In a trial before Cobb County Superior Court Judge Reuben Green, a jury convicted Robert Whaley on one count of violating Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for “acquiring money and property through a pattern of racketeering activity,” Judge Brian Rickman wrote.
In an article the ABA Journal published Friday, the Georgia Court of Appeals' chief judge offered a guide for judges to use his favorite platform, Twitter, in a way that engages the public without crossing lines of professional boundaries and decorum.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr, joining with a bipartisan group of attorneys, signed letters to 15 health care companies that provide pharmacy benefit management services, encouraging programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.
The Court of Appeals, noting that the Supreme Court of Georgia affirmed its holding that the evidence was sufficient to support the jury’s verdict as to liability in Joshua Martin’s premises-liability action, sent the case back to Cobb County to reconsider how much the amusement park should pay.
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