Archive | May, 2015

RULES OF THE ROAD - TEENAGE DRIVING

While fighting off writer’s block this week, I ran across a great column written by my friend and colleague, Kathryn Boortz. (Yes, she is related to Neal by marriage). She is also an excellent lawyer and legal columnist. Her website [...]

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GUN OWNERSHIP FOR SOME FELONS

In Georgia, as in most other states, convicted felons cannot possess firearms. On its face, this seems like responsible public policy. However, this broadly written law only partly addresses the logic for its passage; convicted felons are dange [...]

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THE FORENSIC EFFECT

I am amazed and excited that so many Americans have an interest in forensic science. When striking juries, I used to ask how many jurors watched television shows like CSI, Law and Order, and Forensic Files. Now, I just ask how many jurors do no [...]

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NEVER GIVE UP

With the recent suicides in the west Georgia area, I was lead to write about my thoughts regarding the issue and other problems that life presents. By the way, my heart goes out to those families who are suffering because of the recent suicides. [...]

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FIGHT FOR OUR POLICE OFFICERS

FIGHT FOR OUR POLICE OFFICERS Over the past few months, our law enforcement community has been under siege from the national media, “civil rights activists”, and others who would prefer lawlessness over law and order. Recently, I [...]

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