Homicide, Murder and Manslaughter

HOMICIDE, MURDER, AND MANSLAUGHTER  “There is a big difference between manslaughter and first-degree murder.”— Laura Hall Unlawful killings in Georgia consist of a wide range of circumstances.  Any unlawful killing of another person is referred to as a...

What is Crimmigration Law?

When I think of immigration in America, the scene from The Godfather Part II comes to mind.  Young Vito Andolini has escaped assassins in Sicily, sails to America, and stands in line at an immigration station in New York Harbor.  The immigration officer reads his...

Consequences

God gave us the great freedom of choice.  But, He did not give us the freedom from the consequences of our choice.  Author Unknown The criminal justice system is primarily based on laws that punish betrayal and dishonesty.  Sometimes, poor choices present the...

Safehouse and the Opioid Crisis

There is nothing more difficult than to call a mother of a client and tell her that her son is dead because of a heroin overdose.  Last year, I had to make two of these phone calls.  I will never forget the responses from the mothers.  In west Georgia, the opioid...