Archive | June, 2013

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SUPREME COURT

Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued two of the most controversial opinions we have seen in years. I cannot remember a time when so many Americans were either upset or happy about events that happened in Washington that did not involve a [...]

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WHY DO YOU REPRESENT CRIMINAL DEFENDANTS?

I have been asked the above question numerous times throughout my career. It is a fair question and one that can easily be answered based on my world view and religious beliefs. First, I truly enjoy the work that I do. To me, there is nothing more [...]

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U.S. SUPREME COURT FURTHER LIMITS PRIVACY RIGHTS

Last month, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling on a case that pitted modern law enforcement tools versus ancient privacy rights. In Maryland v. King, the Court held that police can collect DNA from people arrested but not yet convicted of [...]

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MY INTERVIEW WITH GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to interview Georgia’s governor. As you might guess, I was most interested in the criminal justice reforms that he and his administration have spearheaded since he took office. I was under the impres [...]

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