Archive | February, 2015

THE IDES OF MARCH

There is a reason that Brutus and Cassius were placed in the lowest depths of the Inferno in Dante’s Inferno. They are punished in this poem for their assassination of Julius Caesar during the Ides of March (44 B.C.). Julius Caesar wa [...]

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MY INTERVIEW WITH JUDGE TRAVIS SAKRISON

MY INTERVIEW WITH JUDGE TRAVIS SAKRISON On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to interview the newest and 7th superior court judge of the Coweta Judicial Circuit, Travis Sakrison. Last year, the General Assembly recognized that with the [...]

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WE DO NOT NEED MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCING

Over the years, Georgia and the federal government have passed more sentencing laws that require a judge to sentence a defendant to at least a certain number of years for a particular offense. This is called a mandatory minimum sentence (MMS [...]

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Two DUIs - One Arrest

One of the most asked questions by my DUI clients is “Why did I receive two citations for DUI when I was only arrested once?” On its face, this does not make sense. However, in Georgia, there are generally two ways a driver can be in vi [...]

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