• Stripling v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Wayne Tarleton (Georgia Public Defender Council), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Aimee F. Sobhani, Christopher M. Carr (Department of Law), Atlanta; Paul L. Howard Jr., Lyndsey Hurst Rudder (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta; Arthur C. Walton (Fulton County Courthouse), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0176

    Accomplice Corroboration Instruction Not Required Where Witnesses Weren't Accomplices in Charged Crime

  • Thompson v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Nahmias
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Damarius Thompson, Helena, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Aimee F. Sobhani (Department of Law), Atlanta; Paul L. Howard Jr., Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, Burke Olivia Doherty (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A0497

    Prior Inconsistent Statements Properly Admitted to Impeach Testimony of Reluctant Prosecution Witness

  • State of N.J. v. Donnell S. Perry

    Publication Date: 2018-08-13
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A-4922-16T3

    The defendant appealed his conviction for second-degree robbery as an accomplice.

  • Minerley v. Aetna, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-13
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Evidence | Insurance Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for New Jersey
    Judge: District Judge Hillman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 13-cv-1377 (NLH/KMW)

    The matter came before the court alleging violations of New Jersey insurance regulation laws.

  • New Jersey Law Journal

    Rabner's 'Textbook' Benefits Bench and Bar

    August 13, 2018

    We commend Chief Justice Stuart Rabner for an opinion that can best be described as a textbook on child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome—its defects and its sole reliable component.

  • The Recorder

    Judge Holds UC Regents in Contempt in UCSB Stalking Case

    August 13, 2018

    A state court judge in Santa Barbara found that the school's revised decision in a case she sent back to the school for further review was "merely a poorly rewritten decision that appears to be a justification for the earlier result."

  • New Jersey Law Journal

    New Jersey Supreme Court Adopts 'Daubert,' 25 Years Later

    August 10, 2018

    As of last month, most states had adopted Daubert for purposes of their Rule 702 analogues. New Jersey was one of the few exceptions, until now.

  • Evans v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-08-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge McMillian
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James Luttrell (Attorney at Law), Canton, for appellant.
    for defendant: Emily Richardson (Douglas County District Attorney's Office), Douglasville; Brian Fortner (Douglas County District Attorney), Douglasville; Ryan Leonard (Acting District Attorney), Bonnie Smith (Assistant District Attorney), Douglasville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0184

    Conviction Reversed; Prosecution Failed to Establish That Appellant's Reckless Conduct Caused Inmate's Death

  • Nametko v. N.J. State Parole Bd.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-09
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A-1679-16T1

    Nametko appealed from the New Jersey State Parole Board's final determination that revoked his parole.

  • Woodrum et al. v. Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company

    Publication Date: 2018-08-09
    Practice Area: Evidence | Insurance Law
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: R. Sims (R. Stephen SIms PC), Springfield, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lee Gillis, Duke Groover (James Bates Brannan Groover LLP), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0596

    Court Abused its Discretion in Excluding Expert's Testimony as a Lay Witness