Archive | June, 2014

NEW GUN LAW REFORM 2014

2014 has been a historic year for civil rights in Georgia. House Bill 60 (HB 60), which has already been signed by Governor Deal, extends Georgians rights under the 2nd Amendment. This is a very lengthy bill. However, below is a summary of som [...]

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NEW LAW ON LICENSE SUSPENSIONS

For many years, a drug conviction in Georgia triggered an automatic driver’s license suspension. There have been and still are techniques that can be implemented in a case to prevent a suspension. Two examples are the conditional discharge a [...]

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HAPPY (GRAND) FATHER’S DAY

July. 1983 – Berrien County, Georgia. I am 9 years old; 1 year older than my first born son, Jason W. Swindle Jr. (Jake). Ronald Wilson Reagan is serving his first term in the White House. This month I will begin to understand the rise of th [...]

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JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT

I have seen some angry judges over the years. I have also seen a number of violent outbursts in court. But, I have yet to witness what recently happened in a Florida courtroom. Last week, a Florida judge told a veteran criminal defense attorne [...]

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AN OLD LAWMAN’S BEST FRIEND

My favorite movie of all time is “Tombstone”, released in the early 1990’s. The most interesting and inspiring aspect of the movie is the close friendship between lawman Wyatt Earp and John Henry “Doc” Holliday. While To [...]

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