765 ABA Journal Georgia articles.
U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg of Atlanta has some words of advice in an order outlining new procedures and extended deadlines in her courtroom following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 20, 2020 3:39 PM CDT
South Carolina LGBTQ students fight for equality in sexual education
Eli Bundy, a 15-year-old sophomore at Charleston County School of the Arts in South Carolina, is the leader of the…
Mar 2, 2020 4:16 PM CST
These days, people from all walks of life get tattoos. But in Columbus, Georgia, it was illegal to give them on Sundays, until recently. No one knows for sure what led to the law, but some suspect that it was what’s known as a “blue law,” a term for state and municipal regulations that prohibits commerce on Sundays, when lawmakers thought people should be in church.
Feb 24, 2020 3:35 PM CST
Lawyer Randy Maniloff talks to Kent Alexander, a former U.S. attorney, who says the Richard Jewell case offers an opportunity for law enforcement and the media to step back and consider: “How fast do we need the news, when does the suspect’s name need to be outed, and what kind of effect does a rush to judgment have on an individual?”
Feb 13, 2020 12:49 PM CST
The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended a Georgia lawyer after a hearing board found that he misled an administrative law judge and bullied her during his representation of a methadone clinic.
Feb 13, 2020 10:18 AM CST
Law firm to pay nearly $1M to drivers it solicited from crash reports
Utah-based law firm Craig Swapp & Associates will pay nearly $1 million to thousands of Washington drivers…
Jan 31, 2020 3:23 PM CST
Law grads who were wrongly told
that they failed the Georgia bar exam can’t recover damages against the software company they accused of producing the incorrect scores, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jan 9, 2020 3:12 PM CST
If merger talks are successful between two sets of BigLaw firms, there will be two new entrants on the American Lawyer’s list of the nation’s 50 top law firms.
Nov 14, 2019 10:22 AM CST
A former lawyer convicted of murdering his wife can’t argue that his status as surviving spouse protects him from a wrongful death suit by the estate, a Georgia appeals court has ruled.
Oct 24, 2019 3:44 PM CDT
A Georgia lawyer who cited the Fifth Amendment in an ethics case accusing her of inappropriate conduct with a client has been disbarred after the allegations were deemed to have been admitted.
Oct 11, 2019 11:20 AM CDT
A superior court judge in Gwinnett County, Georgia, has been indicted on three counts of computer trespass for allegedly allowing outsiders to access the county computer system, reportedly to investigate whether the district attorney had hacked her computer.
Sep 19, 2019 1:24 PM CDT
Several courts in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina already have announced closings as Hurricane Dorian approached off the coast.
You can find state court closings here in Florida,…
Sep 3, 2019 10:31 AM CDT
The effects of a ransomware attack on Georgia’s Administrative Office of the Courts were isolated to servers that provide case management and other applications, according to a spokesman for the office.
Jul 8, 2019 3:55 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether annotations of the Georgia state code can be copyrighted.
The court agreed to decide Georgia’s appeal in its suit for…
Jun 24, 2019 1:53 PM CDT
An Atlanta judge who was chronically late and persistently absent compounded her problems when she tried to cover it up, according to allegations in an ethics complaint filed last Wednesday.
Jun 24, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
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