• Delay et al. v. Sutton, Commissioner

    Publication Date: 2018-09-18
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Election and Political Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Presiding Justice Melton
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Angela Rene Fox, James Darren Summerville, Kurt Gregory Kastorf, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Dwight L. Thomas, Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0765

    Bill authorizing private entities to appoint public officials violates the state constitution.

  • Starks v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-09-05
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lynn M. Kleinrock, (Law Office of Lynn M. Kleinrock), Tucker, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Deputy, Paula Khristian Smith, Senior Assistant, Michael Alexander Oldham, (Department Of Law), Atlanta, Daniel J. Porter, District Attorney (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, Lee Franklin Tittsworth, A.D.A. (Gwinnett Circuit District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0902

    Defendant Not Prejudiced by Trial Counsel's Failure to Challenge Rebuttal Testimony and Prosecutor's Closing Argument

  • In Re Williams

    Publication Date: 2018-08-30
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N. Williams, (Laurail Williams, Esq.), McDonough, for appellant.
    for defendant: Deitra Burney-Butler, (Judge, Clayton Count Juvenile Court), Jonesboro, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1384

    Record Devoid of Evidence That Accused Criminal Contemnor Was Accorded Minimal Due Process

  • Flores v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-23
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donna Seagraves, (Attorney At Law), Jefferson, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Smith, Paul Trifiletti, (Piedmont Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Jefferson, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1331

    Traffic Stop Was Not Excessively Prolonged During Wait For Spanish-Speaking Officer

  • Patten v. Ardis

    Publication Date: 2018-08-13
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gregory Alan Voyles (Moore & Voyles PC), Valdosta; Mary Katherine Durant (Durant Law LLC), Stone Mountain, for appellant.
    for defendant: James Thomas Bennett, Kari Anne Bowden (Bennett Law Firm LLP), Valdosta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0412

    Grandparent Visitation Law Violates Constitutional Right of Parents to Care, Custody, And Control of Their Children

  • Csehy v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-10
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel Kane (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Edwards (District Attorney's Office, Cobb Judicial Circuit), Marietta; Donald Geary (The Geary Law Firm P.C.), Lawrenceville; D. Reynolds (District Attorney), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0381

    Attorney's Appearance and Demeanor Supported Issuance of Warrant to Examine His Urine For Evidence of Illegal Drug Use

  • Wiggins v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-09
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Holly Peace (Manning Legal Group LLC), Peachtree City, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jamie Inagawa (Fayette County Solicitor-General), Fayetteville; Joseph Myers (Chief Assistant Solicitor), Fayetteville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0611

    Noisy Party Not Exigent Circumstance Justifying Unauthorized Entry Into Residence Backyard

  • Partlow v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-30
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kelley Dial (Public Defender Cherokee Judicial Circuit), Cartersville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosemary Greene (District Attorney), Calhoun; Mark Boyd (Boyd & Marks LLC), Melbourne, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0436

    Defendant's Motion to Continue Trial to Retain New Counsel Properly Denied

  • Neff v. McGee

    Publication Date: 2018-07-27
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Internet Law
    Industry: Automotive | Legal Services
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Ray
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jean-Alain Schneider, Alexandra Nelson, John McDonald (Thompson Hine LLP), Atlanta; Peter Coffman (Demetry DeCarlo LLC), Chamblee, for appellant.
    for defendant: Charles Gower (Attorney at Law), Columbus; Shaun O'Hara (Charles A. Gower PC), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0720

    Law Firm Defendant in Anti-SLAPP Action Made Prima Facie Showing of Conditional Privilege

  • Uribe v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-07-20
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Monte Davis (Attorney at Law), Roswell, for appellant.
    for defendant: Rosanna Szabo (Solicitor-General), Lawrenceville; Samuel D'Entremont (Gwinnett County Solicitor-General's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0582

    Speedy Trial Demand Was Neither Properly Filed Nor Clearly Labeled