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Our Firm Hired to Defend Businessman in Amazon Bribery Case

September 29, 2020
Our firm was recently retained to represent Hadis Nuhanovic, a businessman from Acworth GA, in a case involving allegations of paying bribes to Amazon employees. Jess Johnson of our firm is the lead lawyer in the case ,and he was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal about our defense. Jess expressed his concern about a […]

Federal Appeals Court Expands Number of Inmates Eligible for Compassionate Release and Sentence Reductions

September 27, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled today that district courts have broad discretion to determine what circumstances constitute “extraordinary and compelling circumstances” that warrant an inmate’s release from prison or sentence reduction. The First Step Act of 2018 amended 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A), the statute allowing courts to reduce an inmate’s […]

Legal Issues in Roderick Walker Case

September 16, 2020
Attorney Page Pate is frequently contacted by the media to give his opinion about important legal issues in the news. In this case, 11 Alive News interviewed Page regarding several common questions that have arisen in the Roderick Walker case in Clayton County, Georgia. Page was first asked if it is legal for a police […]

Our firm wins release of inmate based on COVID-19 and excessive sentence

September 16, 2020
Yesterday, Senior U.S. District Judge Orinda Evans granted our firm’s motion for compassionate release and released our client from prison after he had served 15 years of a 64-year sentence. We requested his immediate release based on his pre-existing medical conditions, which increased his risk of severe illness from COVID-19. We also challenged the excessiveness […]

What is a Geofence Warrant and is it Constitutional?

September 1, 2020
Based on a recent federal district court decision, “geofence search warrants” for Google location data are subject to being challenged as an unconstitutional violation of privacy. The judge in that case refused to grant the warrant because it was too broad and violated the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable government searches and seizures. What is […]

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