Jussie Smollett Indicted

Our firm has represented many people in the State of Georgia who have been charged with serious felonies. When these types of cases appear in the news, sometimes involving high profile individuals, Attorney Page Pate is contacted by the media to discuss the charges. In this case, Jussie Smollett, an actor, was charged with 16…

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Racketeering Charges and Likely Defenses in “Operation Varsity Blues” Indictment

Today, federal prosecutors made headlines when they announced that the government has charged fifty people with racketeering, fraud, bribery, and money laundering offenses. The government is accusing these individuals of participating in an alleged college admissions scheme through which the defendants helped students get into elite universities by helping them cheat on exams and bribing…

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Court Battle Over Congressional Subpoena?

TRANSCRIPT Christi: Again, just to reiterate, this week, “The New York Times” reported President Trump ordered a security clearance for his son-in-law Jared Kushner. This is over the objections of other White House staffers. The Congressional reaction to that report was immediate. The Chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he wants to see White…

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