• Duke v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-07-12
    Practice Area: Court Administration | Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Sikes Gibbs, (Troutman Sanders LLP), Atlanta, Ashleigh Bartkus Merchant, John B. Merchant, (The Merchant Law Firm, P.C.), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Clifford Paul Bowden, Jennifer Dawn Hart, (Tifton Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Tifton, Bradford Lee Rigby, (Cordele Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Cordele, Christopher M. Carr, Paula Khristian Smith, Patricia B. Attaway Burton, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19M0969

    Appellate Courts Cannot Accept Statutorily Unauthorized Interlocutory Appeals Unless Trial Courts Have First Authorized Immediate Review

  • Inquiry Concerning Judge Eddie Anderson.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-13
    Practice Area: Court Administration
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Benjamin F. Easterlin IV (Judicial Qualifications Commission), Atlanta; Robert Charles McBurney (Superior Court of Fulton County), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Eddie Anderson (Magistrate Court of Tattnall County), Reidsville, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18Z1333

    Judge's Wrongful Interference In Property Dispute Undermined Public Integrity and Impartiality of Judiciary

  • Barbour v. Sangha et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-28
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Court Administration
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Phipps
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Wayne Kendall (Attorney at Law), East Point, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lori Cohen, Victoria Lockard (Greenberg Traurig LLP), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0294

    Trial Court Had Discretion to Accept Answer to Complaint After Erroneous Rejection of Defendant's E-Filed Documents