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Tom Church argues in favor of the right to sue government officials before Supreme Court of Georgia

January 26, 2023
Attorney Tom Church arguing before the Supreme Court of Georgia. Click HERE to watch the argument. As reported by Law360, our firm recently argued before the Supreme Court of Georgia after the State of Georgia and the District Attorney of Gwinnett County appealed our injunction that prohibits the DA from raiding businesses that sell Delta-8-THC […]

Our Firm files Motion to Dismiss Charges in Federal Firearms Case After Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Ruling in 2022

January 24, 2023
Last week, our firm filed a motion to dismiss the charges against our client who is charged with federal firearm trafficking offenses. The Government is alleging that our client illegally possessed “ghost guns,” firearms and firearm parts that can be used to convert a semi-automatic firearm into an automatic. Specifically, our client is charged with possessing a “machine gun,” posse…

Our Firm Obtains Probation Sentence for Client Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography

January 23, 2023
Our firm was able to convince a federal judge to sentence our client to probation in a federal child porn case in New York City. In 2021, only 1% of defendants in federal child porn cases received probation

What Happens in a Federal Criminal Case?

May 27, 2022
Page Pate explains what happens in a federal criminal case Attorney Page Pate explains what happens when someone has been arrested and charged in a federal criminal case. Page walks through the usual steps, discussing the timing and procedures, and helps explain what to expect when facing a federal criminal indictment. If you or someone […]

What is the MDLEA and How Does It Work?

May 17, 2022
The Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act (“MDLEA”) is a series of federal laws that allow the United States to prosecute nautical drug crimes even outside of its own territory. First implemented in 1986 as part of the larger Anti-Drug Abuse Act, the MDLEA remains a key player in federal drug prosecutions, accounting for 296 cases […]

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