Georgia

Labor & Employment

Lawyer faces false imprisonment charge over firing of worker

Judiciary

Georgia judge under investigation for racial slur retires

Criminal Justice

Feds indict 51 people in scams run from Georgia prison

Constitutional Law

Convicted man whose request to represent himself was ‘virtually ignored’ gets new murder trial

Law Firms

Georgia law firm accused of running more like ‘a factory’ agrees to $3.1M settlement

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer accused of stealing $400K pleads guilty

Criminal Justice

Law student seeking government office is charged with murder in death of foster child

Labor & Employment

Focus on hiring recent grads creates basis for age-discrimination suit, 11th Circuit says

Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Bar Exam

California’s bar pass rate is at a 29-year low; these states also saw a drop

Criminal Justice

PD pays $300 to appeal $25 fine for vibrating cellphone

Privacy Law

Accidental release of millions of Georgia voters’ private info leads to suit against state

First Amendment

Gloria Allred sues venue that barred her from Bill Cosby performance

Careers

Prosecutor shot by her husband will handle domestic violence cases

Appellate Practice

Lawyer is sanctioned for ‘deploying boilerplate claims’ and ‘utterly frivolous’ arguments

Cybersecurity

DOJ: Hacking schemes ‘breathtaking in size and scope’ targeted 12 companies, got data on 100 million

Administrative Law

$75K fine for fatal train trestle accident during movie filming is upheld on review

Criminal Justice

Man goes on the lam during trial before learning days later that he was acquitted

Criminal Justice

Judge gives juror 5 days, fines her $500 for doing legal research during trial

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 8 years for secretly settling clients’ cases and diverting money to himself