Page Pate is interviewed about the Troy Davis execution

On Tuesday, September 22nd, Page Pate joined Denis O’Hayer on WABE’s “All Things Considered” to answer questions about the Troy Davis death penalty case. Page discussed the legal options left to Davis only one day before his scheduled execution. Two weeks earlier, before Davis’ clemency hearing at the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles,…

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FBI agent convicted of fraud

Baton Rouge TV station WBRZ recently reported that one of the FBI agents involved in a federal public corruption investigation in Louisiana was convicted in federal court in Tennessee of bank fraud. Our firm represents one of the elected officials charged in the Louisiana investigation. Attorney Page Pate and other defense lawyers in the case…

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Georgia dentist charged with assaulting patients while sedated

A dentist in Carrollton Georgia was indicted this week and charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault, battery and child cruelty. The indictment is based on allegations that he assaulted several of his patients during treatment. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has the story. Apparently, the criminal investigation started when 8 of Dr. Austin’s patients claimed…

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Another innocent man released from prison in Georgia

Yet another man wrongfully convicted on the basis of eyewitness testimony was released from a Georgia prison this week. John White was convicted in 1980 of raping a 74 year old woman in West Georgia. The Athens Banner-Herald has the story. The dedicated criminal defense lawyers at the Georgia Innocence Project did it again. I…

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