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White Case

According to the National Law Journal's 2018 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 2039 attorneys and is ranked 7th in the United States.  With $1,804,200,000...
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  • September 1, 2021 | Daily Report Online

    When It Comes to Using COVID-19 as a Weapon, Who Spat On Me?

    What should we do if such behavior occurs in Georgia? One option would be to amend the Georgia Code to define SARS-CoV-2 as a destructive device under Section 16-7-80 (e.g., a weapon of mass destruction).

    4 minute read

  • Walker v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-09-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice LaGrua
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ashleigh Bartkus Merchant, (The Merchant Law Firm, P.C.), Marietta, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Michael Alexander Oldham, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Fani T. Willis, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, David K. Getachew-Smith, Sr., (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0779

    Court affirms convictions for felony murder and other crimes over defendant's challenges to evidence and contentions of ineffective assistance of counsel.

  • Thornton v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-09-01
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Randall Paul Sharp, (Sharp Georgia Law Firm), Smyrna, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Alex Martin Bernick, (Department of Law), Atlanta, John H. Cranford, Jr., Christopher R. Keegan, Robert William Mooradian, (Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Newnan, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0709

    Court affirms convictions for malice murder and other crimes over defendant's contentions of insufficient evidence and instances of trial court error

  • August 31, 2021 | New York Law Journal

    One Day in Jail—Commencing Now

    "Maybe the judge was communicating to the defendant exactly what would happen if he violated any of the conditions of probation, some of which were specific to him. No matter the intent—the judge made an important impact on my client."

    6 minute read

  • Tiraboschi v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-08-31
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Wayne Tarleton, (Georgia Public Defender Council - Appellate Division), Atlanta, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Alex Martin Bernick, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Joshua Bradley Smith, Jared Tolton Williams, (Augusta Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Augusta, for Appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0574

    Court affirms murder conviction over defendant's challenge to the trial court's admission of evidence of his prior convictions

  • August 27, 2021 | The Legal Intelligencer

    Lawyers Find Lessons in Boies Schiller's Muddled Role in the Elizabeth Holmes Saga

    "[T]he question becomes, 'OK, person who holds a law degree but is on the board of directors, when you were talking and there were communications with you, which hat were you wearing?'" Kevin Allen, of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott in Pittsburgh, said.

    7 minute read

  • Hinton v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-08-27
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Chief Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nicholas Earl White, Warner Robbins, Elizabeth Rosenwasser, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, Joseph C. Timothy Lewis, (JCTL Law), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Matthew Blackwell Crowder, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Fani T. Willis, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, (Fulton County Districtattorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A0865

    Eyewitness's Initial Hesitancy in Identifying Defendant Did Not Preclude Jury From Crediting Witness's Identification at Trial

  • August 26, 2021 | Law.com

    Why the Autism Defense Failed in Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof's Appeal

    "We're pleased that the Fourth Circuit recognized that the extreme racism of Roof's belief system was not connected to his purported autism diagnosis," said Samantha Crane, legal director for Autistic Self Advocacy Network.

    3 minute read

  • State v. Jeannotte-Rodriguez

    Publication Date: 2021-08-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Health Care Law
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division
    Judge: Judge Ostrer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A-4374-19

    State argued in consolidated appeals that trial court wrongly dismissed indictment against defendants doctor, medical assistant and office manager.

  • August 24, 2021 | New York Law Journal

    Second Circuit Clarifies the Scope of Parolees' Fourth Amendment Rights

    In this month's Second Circuit Review, Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp discuss a unanimous decision in which the Second Circuit held that parole officers' searches of parolees are governed by the "special needs" exception to the Fourth Amendment's default requirement that a law enforcement-related search be conducted pursuant to a showing of probable cause and a warrant.

    9 minute read

  • Holloman v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-08-23
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leslie Jones, (Leslie Spornberger Jones LLC), Athens, for Appellant.
    for defendant: Jeffrey Perry, (The Perry Law Firm), Winder, James Smith, (District Attorney), Jefferson, for Appellee.

    Case Number: A21A0848

    Court affirms battery conviction over defendant's challenge to State's strikes that left an all-Caucasian jury to judge the facts of the case