Georgia

White-Collar Crime

Suspended Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to lying to FBI about small-claims case

Criminal Justice

Psychiatrist charged with felony murder in 3 patients’ overdose deaths

Intellectual Property Law

Fastcase seeks summary judgment in case over claimed copyright in Georgia regulations

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs ex-prosecutor’s racketeering suit against gun manufacturer Gaston Glock

Immigration Law

Immigration lawyer admits breaking law to help client, gets 2 years of probation

Law Firms

Law firm claims its First Amendment rights were violated when judge banned its nursing home ad

Legal Ethics

If your husband tells you he regained his law license, check it out, Georgia lawyer learns

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who stole from clients gets 46-month max; ex-clients say it isn’t enough prison time

Trials & Litigation

Grandstanding motions could bring sanctions, judge warns in suit over lawyer ‘conflictineering’

Law Schools

Suit claims law dean’s email was hacked

Copyright Law

Fastcase improperly used electronic files and data, Casemaker says in new copyright suit salvo

Criminal Justice

Former BigLaw lawyer is accused of stealing $2M from elderly client in sham real-estate transaction

Cybersecurity

Former State Department employee gets nearly 5 years in ‘international sextortion campaign’

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers who pointed out judge’s ex parte courtroom chat say fee for recordings just shot up

Judiciary

Changing to daylight savings time on courthouse clock ‘a tough climb’

Legal Ethics

Lawyer in sex-tape case ordered to pay $198K for unnecessary litigation

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Jury awards $175K in false imprisonment case against private probation company

Criminal Justice

Former law firm managing partner is indicted for alleged $20M embezzlement

Privacy Law

Judge allows suit against lawyers for client’s secret video of Waffle House chairman

Trials & Litigation

Casemaker agrees state law isn’t copyrightable, won’t defend Fastcase suit