Georgia

Court Security

Authorities investigate pill found at bottom of judge’s water glass

Animal Law

Charges dropped against military veteran who smashed car window to rescue dog

Evidence

Bicyclist’s helmet cam video persuades police officer to ticket driver in road-rage incident

Trials & Litigation

Insurers seek $47M from 2 men convicted in airline billing-fraud scheme

Tort Law

Fiat Chrysler seeks new trial in boy’s fiery crash death after $150M damages award

Evidence

11th Circuit nixes lawyer’s work-product claim, says he must produce documents to client’s creditor

Careers

Lawyer uses $200K in legal fees to make movie about trial win in nursing home med-mal case

Trials & Litigation

Litigant’s F-word filing tells ‘geezer’ judge just what she thinks of his ‘blah, blah, blah’ finding

Court Security

Courtroom incident shows why 6 security officers are needed at sentencings, lawman says

Family Law

Sperm donor didn’t have touted degrees and ‘impressive health history,’ suit says

Business of Law

Robins Kaplan to close Atlanta office; firm is ‘working on a transition plan’ for 12 lawyers

Trials & Litigation

Federal prosecutor and ATF agent sidelined after affair comes to light; 3 new trials granted so far

Trials & Litigation

Hospital filing accuses its former lawyer of blind-copying negotiation opponent on confidential docs

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers who sued over meds given to wrong dog can seek $67K, says appeals court

Product Liability Law

Jury awards $150M against Fiat Chrysler in fiery death of boy, 4, after Jeep is rear-ended

First Amendment

Man arrested for cursing during 911 call files civil-rights suit

Constitutional Law

Citing landmark ‘Gault’ case, DOJ files framework for deciding if juveniles have adequate counsel

Trials & Litigation

Family sues BigLaw firm, says ex-partner funneled $60M from its trusts

Court Security

Fatal courthouse shooting and violent spree still reverberate 10 years later

Criminal Justice

Paralegal takes plea in $600K law firm client theft; feds say he spent $550K on coin collection