Georgia Supreme Court strikes down Georgia sex offender law

The Georgia Supreme Court today struck down a critical portion of Georgia’s Sex Offender Registration law by declaring its residency restrictions unconstitutional. In Mann v. Georgia Department of Corrections, the Court held that the statute unconstitutionally forces individuals to move whenever a new child care facility, church or school happens to move within 1,000 feet…

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Rapper T.I. facing federal gun charges in Atlanta, Georgia

Rapper T.I. was arrested this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia on federal firearm charges. He was in Atlanta to collect a handful of awards at the BET Hip-Hop award show. Instead, he spent the weekend at the federal detention center awaiting his initial appearance this afternoon. This afternoon, Magistrate Judge Alan Baverman informed T.I. about the…

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Criminal arrest warrants and business litigation

In the past few months, we have been fortunate to convince district attorneys in two different Georgia counties to dismiss serious felony charges against our clients that had arisen out of business disputes. In one case, it was a former employer charging his employee with computer trespass and theft charges to avoid paying severance pursuant…

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