Georgia

796 ABA Journal Georgia articles.

Strangers Offer $1 M Bond to GA Teen

Eleven entrepreneurs have offered to pay a $1 million cash bond to free a Georgia teen who has been serving a 10-year sentence in a controversial child sex case.

Due…

Activist Backs Plea in Teen-Sex Case

The attorney for a youth sentenced to 10 years in prison for consensual teen sex is battling with a community activist over defense tactics.

The Rev. Markel Hutchins told reporters…

Georgia Supremes Accept Teen-Sex Case

The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to hear prosecutors’ appeal of a tossed sentence in a teen-sex case.

On June 11, a state judge overturned a…

Precedent Favors State in Teen-Sex Case

The youth whose 10-year sentence for consensual oral sex was tossed out may face an uphill battle on appeal.

A Georgia judge granted a…

10-Year Teen Oral Sex Sentence Axed

A controversial 10-year mandatory prison sentence has been thrown out, in a case involving what has been described as consensual oral sex between a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old Georgia…