• West v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-04-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: G. Richard Stepp, (G. Richard Stepp, P.C.), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Matthew Min-soo Youn, Christopher M. Carr, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Daniel J. Porter, Lee Franklin Tittsworth, Michael Douglas Morrison, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1467

    Evidence That Defendant Asked Someone to Influence Juror in Ongoing Trial Was Admissible to Show Consciousness of Guilt

  • Moore v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-03-11
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles Henry Frier, Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Ashleigh Dene Headrick, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Paul L. Howard, Jr., Stephany Julissa Luttrell, Lyndsey Hurst Rudder, (Fulton County District Attorney's Office), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1429

    Convictions for murder and criminal gang activity confirmed where video evidence was properly admitted at trial.

  • Curry v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-02-26
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Joseph Walker, (Georgia Public Defenders Standards Council, Appellate Division), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Jason Matthew Rea, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Scott L. Ballard, Elizabeth Morgan Kendrick, (Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Griffin, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18A1302

    Murder conviction affirmed after court finds no error in identification procedures