Archive | October, 2012

COURT LIMITS USE OF THERMAL IMAGING

Thermal imaging technology has advanced rapidly and significantly in recent years. There are many helpful uses for this technology such as locating lost children, mental health patients and those afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. It can also [...]

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BORDER SEARCHES

With the presidential election around the corner including two candidates with vastly different levels of concern about national security, I thought it would be appropriate to touch on the issue of search and seizures at our national borders. [...]

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THE NEW LAW ON JURY COMPOSITION

For decades, there has been criticism, court challenges, and landmark rulings regarding how jury pools in each county are composed. I can actually think of numerous examples of when citizens have complained to me about being called for jury duty way [...]

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THE MISCONCEPTION OF THE LEGAL LIMIT IN DUI CASES

One of the most misunderstood concepts of DUI law in Georgia is that a person cannot be convicted of DUI if that person “blows under 0.08″. While it is true that many DUIs are reduced to reckless driving or dismissed when a chemical test [...]

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