Archive | February, 2013

LIFETIME SERENITY

Last week, I learned about the death of a criminal defense lawyer in Atlanta. He was only 58 years old. The cause of death has been reported as being a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. I was shocked. I was shocked because I had me [...]

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WHAT RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED UNDER THE 2ND AMENDMENT?

As a threshold matter, I need to make it clear that I am a lawful gun owner and firm supporter of the 2nd Amendment. I own guns to hunt, protect myself, and protect my family. I have guns in my home and office. I am also the father of two young bo [...]

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LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSES

It is a common belief in society that once a person is charged with a crime, they will either be found innocent or guilty of that particular offense. This is true in many criminal cases. However, there are just as many, if not more situations, when [...]

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MY INTERVIEW WITH JUDGE BILL HAMRICK

One of my favorite tasks is interviewing our local judges and elected officials. I have interviewed a number of our judges in the past and authored columns based on those interviews. Last Friday, I had the opportunity to speak with one of our newes [...]

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