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Six Years After Leaving, Amy Fouts Rejoins McKenna Long & Aldridge

dailyreportonline.com — Amy Fouts has rejoined McKenna Long & Aldridge's health care practice after six years at Chilivis, Cochran, Larkins & Bever
Nov 26, 2014

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Lawyers to Train Observers Before Tuesday Night Ferguson Demonstration in Atlanta

dailyreportonline.com — Five Atlanta-area attorneys are providing legal observer training Tuesday afternoon in anticipation of planned protests downtown in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in August.
Nov 25, 2014

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Bail Hearing Set For DeKalb School Corruption Defendants Who Suddenly Won New Trials

dailyreportonline.com — A DeKalb County Superior Court judge has scheduled a bond hearing Monday for two defendants whose convictions in a school corruption case were suddenly overturned in the wake of an appeals ruling regarding a key witness.
Nov 25, 2014

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Deeply Split Court Shifts Proof Burden to Convicts Challenging Their Pleas In Habeas Cases

dailyreportonline.com — A deeply divided Georgia Supreme Court upended 43 years of precedent by shifting the burden of proof from the state to criminal defendants bringing habeas corpus challenges to their guilty pleas.
Nov 25, 2014

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Nov 25, 2014

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Nov 25, 2014

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Nov 25, 2014

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DeKalb Settles Sunshine Suit For $40K, Now Moves To Fight Potential Class Action On Driver's Licenses

dailyreportonline.com — A recent settlement by DeKalb County in an Open Records Act lawsuit may help pave the way for a potential class action in which more than a dozen drivers claim shoddy record-keeping by Recorders Court resulted in the errant suspension of their licenses.
Nov 26, 2014

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Nov 25, 2014

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Verdicts Hall of Fame Winners Announced

dailyreportonline.com — The Daily Report's business department, in conjunction with our sister publication VerdictSearch, is pleased to announce the law firms that will be honored at our Verdicts Hall of Fame reception and dinner on Dec. 3 at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead.

No Charges in Ferguson Case

dailyreportonline.com — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

Former Governors and Troutman Sanders Colleagues Pay Respects to Carl Sanders

dailyreportonline.com — A large crowd turned out to pay their respects to former Georgia governor Carl Sanders at a memorial service Saturday, where other Georgia governors, friends and his pastor recalled his contributions and unique character.
Nov 24, 2014

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Nov 24, 2014

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Georgia Supreme Court Hands Partial Victory to Challengers of Private Probation

dailyreportonline.com — While rejecting the argument that private probation systems in Richmond and Columbia counties are inherently unconstitutional, the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday handed a partial win to misdemeanor probationers in accepting their argument that Georgia's private probation law does not allow their sentences to be extended beyond those originally imposed.
Nov 24, 2014

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Wal-Mart Rebuked in Discovery Fight

dailyreportonline.com — Wal-Mart Stores' delayed and incomplete production of surveillance videos and other records in a suit over the death of a man suspected of shoplifting at a Lithonia store has drawn admonition from the judge in a wrongful death case.