Business of Law

Law firm will disband after 143 years as end result of strategic planning process

Death Penalty

Woman is executed in Georgia despite Pope’s support for commuted sentence


Judge says he isn’t an ‘ogre’ and didn’t jail defendants for unpaid fines, despite threats

Constitutional Law

Alabama Supreme Court refuses to recognize lesbian adoption granted in Georgia

Law in Popular Culture

As movie about courthouse shooter premieres, hostage recalls how experience turned her life around

Trials & Litigation

Ex-prosecutor sues Glock, says gunmaker and lawyers framed him in racketeering case

Family Law

Couple in court for juvenile hearing accused of leaving girl, 9, barricaded at home in closet

Solos/Small Firms

Georgia state bar to launch lawyer incubator program


Appeals court chides judge who asked if domestic violence victim and defendant ‘get it on’

Legal Ethics

Retired judge faces felony charges over alleged lies to judicial watchdog

Trials & Litigation

Found not guilty, murder defendant wins only a mistrial after jury is polled

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer is charged in federal drug case; judge appoints public defender

Law Firms

Law firm’s suit claims former partner violated deal to pay $200K if appeals court ruled against him

Public Defenders

Man spent 110 days in jail in ‘new’ case for which he’d already served his time

Criminal Justice

Disbarred lawyer gets probation after judge noted disheveled appearance and ordered drug test

Legal Ethics

Former judge says ethics officials blindsided her with questions and secretly recorded the meeting


Lawyer with a ‘hoarder tendency’ opens antique store with law office in back

Criminal Justice

Why the Louisiana movie theater gunman was able to buy a gun

Copyright Law

Georgia sues Carl Malamud group, calls publishing state’s annotated code of laws online unlawful

Trials & Litigation

Ex-partner awarded $550K in law firm dispute loses appeal; firm says he now owes $200K