948 ABA Journal Georgia articles.
A former federal prosecutor accused of stabbing a driver in a road-rage incident Tuesday is no longer working at Barnes & Thornburg, the law firm that he joined in the spring.
Sep 28, 2023 10:04 AM CDT
“Lawyers take an oath, and they have a responsibility that’s not just to their client but to the larger legal community, to the profession and to democracy. When you have lawyers who are working against the rule of law [it’s important] to bring a comprehensive system of accountability,” says Michael J. Teter, the managing director of the 65 Project.
Sep 14, 2023 8:55 AM CDT
Twenty-five out of 94 federal district courts have never had a judge of color, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis.
Sep 5, 2023 12:36 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones of the Northern District of Georgia on Monday promised to rule “quickly but reasonably” on a bid by former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to remove the criminal racketeering case against him from Fulton County, Georgia, to federal court.
Aug 30, 2023 3:51 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., entered a default judgment Wednesday against lawyer Rudy Giuliani for failing to provide meaningful discovery to two Georgia poll workers who sued him for defamation after he falsely accused them of election fraud.
Aug 30, 2023 1:25 PM CDT
Law firm Alston & Bird has resolved a federal lawsuit over its regulatory advice on the imports of hand sanitizing wipes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 21, 2023 10:55 AM CDT
A Georgia magistrate judge who admitted pointing an AR-15 rifle at a sheriff's officer has ended the ethics case against him by resigning, according to the Georgia Supreme Court.
Aug 21, 2023 8:16 AM CDT
A lawyer accused of crafting a fake elector strategy on behalf of former President Donald Trump was once a registered Democrat who worked after his graduation from Harvard Law School for his liberal mentor, Laurence Tribe.
Aug 17, 2023 12:59 PM CDT
The Georgia Supreme Court has removed a state appeals judge from office after concluding that he took advantage of an elderly client and used campaign cash for a vacation.
Aug 17, 2023 9:54 AM CDT
The state court judge appointed to preside in the Georgia racketeering case against former President Donald Trump once worked for Fani T. Willis, the current Fulton County, Georgia, district attorney who obtained the indictment.
Aug 16, 2023 2:12 PM CDT
The Georgia district attorney who obtained an indictment of former President Donald Trump is known for her use of the state’s broad racketeering law.
Aug 15, 2023 12:32 PM CDT
The Georgia racketeering indictment against former President Donald Trump on Monday charges 18 other people, including eight lawyers.
Aug 15, 2023 11:12 AM CDT
Hunter Biden prosecutor given special counsel status
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that he has appointed the U.S. attorney investigating Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden,…
Aug 11, 2023 1:43 PM CDT
A judge in Fulton County, Georgia, ruled Monday that former President Donald Trump and a fake GOP elector in the state can’t quash a special grand jury report on election interference, can’t block a potential indictment, and can’t get the district attorney tossed from the case.
Aug 1, 2023 10:09 AM CDT
Unwitting money transfers to fraudsters yield reprimands
Three North Carolina lawyers have been reprimanded for separate incidents in which they or their staff members mistakenly transferred real estate money or…
Jul 28, 2023 2:26 PM CDT
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