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Georgia is a state that respects and upholds the civil and firearms rights of its citizens. The state has a long history of commitment to these rights, and its constitution guarantees these rights to all residents. Georgia is also a shall-issue state for concealed carry permits, meaning that any resident who meets the eligibility requirements […]

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The Georgia state court system is divided into three levels: the trial courts, the appellate courts, and the Supreme Court of Georgia. The trial courts are where criminal and civil cases are first heard. These courts include the Superior Courts, the State Courts, and the Magistrate Courts. The appellate courts hear appeals from the decisions […]

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What is a Statute of Limitation? A statute of limitation is the maximum time set aside by law for persons who are involved in any dispute to fix these disputes or to begin the process of instituting legal action, this time is calculated particularly from the day the offence was carried out. By the different […]

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In Georgia, the Northern District Court has sentenced a couple, Mehulkumar Manubhai Patel, 36, and Chaitali Dave, 36, for aiding and abetting international phone scammers who target senior citizens and vulnerable individuals. The couple also laundered over half a million dollars for the India-based phone scammers between May 2019 and January 2020. The phone scammers […]

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Please see this article: Hands-Free Georgia Act and Restriction on Police Power to Obtain Cellphone Data.It discusses how a person was “tracked” by his cell phone records. Please be aware that your cell phone acts as GPS on you and your whereabouts at all times when your cell phone is on.

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Leandra’s Law Approved: Drunk Driving Penalties More Severe On November 18, 2009, the bill supporting Leandra’s Law was signed, now making it a felony to drive drunk while a child is in the car. The new legislation is named after an 11-year-old girl who was killed as a passenger in a vehicle driven by a […]

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In the weeks following the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, President George W. Bush and authorities at the Pentagon developed new legal procedures to deal with captured individuals associated with the international Al-Qaeda terrorist network. One of the most interesting test cases for these new rules involved a man named Ali Saleh Kahlah […]

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On December 8, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court heard opening arguments in a case that may have long-term implications for drivers nationwide. The matter in question, Arizona vs. Johnson, pertains to whether or not a police officer has the authority to pat down a driver in search of weapons — even if the driver is […]