The United States has a confusing patchwork of state and federal laws related to marijuana. Medicinal and recreational use, amounts for legal possession, paraphernalia, and other matters related to marijuana can all be subject to [...]
Certain crimes have been ruled unconstitutional by both the Georgia Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. When this happens, prosecutions of such cases must stop, and the criminal statutes are often rewritten to [...]
Hate crime laws designate certain criminal offenses for enhanced sentencing. These offenses are committed based upon race, national origin, or other similar biases the perpetrator has against the victim of the crime. Georgia is one [...]
Defendants may be surprised to learn that even first offense drug cases carry severe penalties under Georgia law. Fines, jail terms, and other collateral consequences of a criminal conviction can all follow a defendant throughout [...]
Allegations of domestic violence can trigger serious collateral consequences which affect a suspect for years after charges are filed. Some defendants mistakenly assume that, because the case is a misdemeanor, or because the accuser is [...]
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