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Criminal Defense Archives

Man in Dekalb county charged with killing two people apologetic

Often times accident happen that have horrific consequences that the alleged perpetrator never intended to happen. When criminal charges are filed against people who allegedly caused that accident, they are faced with a few choices that could often determine their fate.

Man near Atlanta faces criminal charges as a hit and run suspect

Facing allegations of a hit-and-run is a scary proposition for any person, especially if he believes he is innocent. However, when the criminal charges against the defendant possibly include a DUI, in addition to the hit-and-run, a serious criminal defense needs to be considered immediately.

In Atlanta, man arrested for alleged fatal mall shooting

When shopping at the mall, most people would not expect to be shot at. However, this occurred recently in Atlanta and a man that has been accused of that shooting is facing criminal charges, though it appears his motive for the incident is unknown at this time.

Man accused of DUI after rear ending patrol car near Atlanta

Being accused of a DUI usually requires a serious defense. Being accused of a DUI after hitting the back of a patrol car, which then hits another patrol car requires one of the strongest criminal defenses possible.

Landlord's drug-related arrest raises questions

While there is a war on drugs here in Georgia, it often stretches beyond this state's borders. Interstate drug crime typically involves federal investigators, and can result in federal charges. In addition, the state of Georgia has its own drug crimes that are investigated and enforced by local authorities. While it might be common sense for these two factions to work closely together, that is not always the case -- and sometimes, people trying to do the right thing become unwitting targets of overzealous police.

Atlanta sports star faces misdemeanor DUI charge

Some of our Atlanta readers may have been in the following situation before. They just played an integral part in accomplishing a great achievement as part of a team effort, they have the next day off of work and they feel like celebrating. They go out, have a few celebratory drinks and then there is the decision on how to get home.

Pew Center studies additional juvenile justice reform in Georgia

At one time, Georgia was among the leading states in the nation for tough-on-crime sentences. Along with a number of other states, Georgia is working on reforming the current sentencing system that costs the state a great deal in prison spending but does not reform criminals. Governor Nathan Deal's Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians is looking at reform measures in the juvenile justice system that would decrease incarcerations and expenses resulting from criminal charges, while saving the prison expenses for truly violent criminals such as those facing assault charges and domestic assault.

Arrest made in slaying of witness

Atlanta police have arrested a suspect in the slaying of an Atlanta bar owner who was scheduled to testify in a criminal trial. She was scheduled to testify in the upcoming trial of a man charged with killing one of the employees in her bar. The case raises interesting issues about criminal defense.

They didn't read me my rights!

Most people who have been arrested go through a series of reactions to what has just happened to them. The stages include fear, panic, hope, resignation, and anger. The nature of the arrest and the severity of the crime charged determine how long a defendant stays in any or all of these stages.