• Bleimeyer v. State of Texas

    Publication Date: 2021-01-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Wise
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 14-18-01082-CR

    A jury found appellant guilty of injury to a child and assessed punishment at 28 years' confinement.

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    Judge Puts Off Decision on Fired DOH Analyst's Property

    January 14, 2021

    Former Department of Health COVID-19 data analyst Rebekah Jones garnered national attention after alleging that Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration was manipulating data about COVID-19 cases and deaths. The spotlight on Jones was heightened after she posted a video of armed agents executing a search warrant at her home.

  • In the Interest of J. B., a child.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William Johnson, (Attorney at Law), Fernandina Beach, Megan Dempsey, (Brunswick Circuit Public Defender's Office), Brunswick, for appellant.
    for defendant: Jacquelyn Johnson, Thomas Buscemi, (District Attorney's Office, Brunswick Judicial Circuit), Brunswick, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A1642

    Evidence Was Insufficient to Support Delinquency Adjudication; State Failed to Show That Juvenile Stole Vehicle

  • Rankin v. State of Texas

    Publication Date: 2021-01-11
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Landau
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 01-19-00156-CR

    Appellant was convicted of murder and after rejecting her claim of sudden passion, the jury assessed punishment at 15 years' confinement.

  • State v. Johnson

    Publication Date: 2021-01-04
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A-4799-18T2

    Defendant appealed from a March 8, 2019 order denying his petition for post-conviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

  • In Re Commitment of Stoddard

    Publication Date: 2021-01-04
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Lehrmann
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-0561

    Stoddard pled guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, each count involving a separate child, and to possession of child pornography.

  • In the Interest of ZN

    Publication Date: 2021-01-04
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Evidence | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Doss
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 07-18-00440-CV

    The trial court terminated S.N.'s parental rights to his son, Z.N. and he appealed, challenging only the legal and factual sufficiency of the evidence supporting the trial court's findings on two predicate grounds.

  • Thornton v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-22
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jad Baskin Johnson, David James Dunn, Jr., Victor Philip Aloisio, III, (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office), Lafayette, for appellant.
    for defendant: Megan Sandra Deitz, A.D.A., Christopher Allen Arnt, (Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), LaFayette, for appellee. Christopher M. Carr, Ross Warren Bergethon, (Department of Law), Atlanta, for Neutral Amicus.

    Case Number: S20G0613

    Game Warden Was Authorized to Limit Sound Emitted by Car Stereo; Evidence at Trial Was Sufficient to Sustain Convictions for Obstruction

  • Merritt v. The State

    Publication Date: 2020-12-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John Mark Shelnutt, (The Law Offices of J. Mark Shelnutt), Columbus, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Mark Samuel Lindemann, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Julia Anne Fessenden Slater, Frederick Lewis, Wesley Allen Lambertus, (Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Columbus, for appellee.

    Case Number: S20A1190

    No Error in Trial Court's Refusal to Instruct on Voluntary Manslaughter and Duty to Retreat

  • Gregory v. Chohan

    Publication Date: 2020-12-14
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Damages | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Reichek
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 05-18-00167-CV

    Appellants challenged a judgment awarding damages to the estate of Bhupinder Singh Deol and his wife, children, and parents in connection with Deol's death following a multi-vehicle collision on I-40.