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Challenging Forensic Interviews in Georgia Child Molestation Cases

July 19, 2013
The forensic interview in a child molestation case is often a central piece of evidence at the criminal jury trial. How a criminal defense attorney handles the forensic interview can mean the difference between a severe mandatory minimum sentence and a full acquittal and vindication. Most child molestation cases begin with what is called an […]

Polygraph Evidence in Georgia Criminal Cases: Is it Admissible in Court?

July 17, 2013
False accusations occur every day in the State of Georgia and across the country.  In many false allegation cases, only the accused and the alleged victim know what really occurred, and the outcome of the case may depend entirely on the credibility of the witnesses.  A polygraph, or lie detector test, conducted by a respected […]

How the State of Florida Lost the Zimmerman Trial: 5 Critical Mistakes

July 15, 2013
Now that the verdict is in and George Zimmerman has been found “not guilty” of any crime, some people are wondering if the state attorneys could have done a better job. I have been closely following this case because I was asked to appear on CNN a number of times to discuss it. It was […]

Defending Georgia Drug Trafficking Cases by Winning Motions to Suppress Evidence

July 13, 2013
One of the most powerful tools a criminal defense lawyer has in a drug trafficking or possession case is the motion to suppress evidence.  Motions to suppress evidence are based on the idea that law enforcement has violated an individual’s Fourth Amendment right to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures or some other right […]




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