• Cobb Judge Blasted Prosecutor Over Ex-Judge's Short-Lived Indictment

    A Cobb County judge scolded a special prosecutor who secured the indictment last week of a former DeKalb County judge only to ask for its dismissal in favor of a civil resolution, suggesting that the prosecutor's actions were "pretty close" to criminal.

  • Jason Carter Says Taking on New Role at Carter Center Won't Affect His Law Practice

    Last week's news that Jason Carter will take a greater role with the Carter Center as his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, receives cancer treatment has created a misimpression that the younger Carter would like to correct.

  • Judge Gives 18 Years to Head of Georgia-to-New York Gun Ring

    A man described as the ringleader of an illegal Georgia-to-New York gun ring that sold 151 weapons to an undercover officer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

  • Judge Awards $635K to Squeezed-Out Health Care Company Partner

    After a bench trial, a Fulton County judge awarded almost $635,000 to a one-time minority partner in a home health care company who claimed she was squeezed out of the business and denied compensation.

  • Incubator Program Shaping Up for January Launch

    A controversial program for helping new lawyers get off to a good start is shaping up for a January launch.

  • After Hours: Spotlights Lawyers' Lives Outside Their Offices [SLIDESHOW]

    Check out our gallery of photos from four recent events for legal professionals. Represented are the BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services ?mediator social", Judge Gary E. Jackson chosen as president-elect of the Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia and the winner of the 13th annual Lawyers for Literacy Trivia Challenge, the team from Morris, Manning & Martin.

  • Report Says Dentons' Leaders Undeterred by China Market Turmoil

    As Chinese markets continue to suffer, attention at Dentons?which absorbed the 310-lawyer, Atlanta-based McKenna Long & Aldridge last month?is focused on a deal with a huge Chinese firm.

  • Ashley Madison Users Sue in Georgia and Five Other States

    Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including financial data and sexual proclivities.

  • Jones Day's Atlanta Office Led M&A Team for Southern Co.'s $12B AGL Deal

    Jones Day's 140-lawyer Atlanta office led the mergers and acquisitions team in the deal for Southern Co. to acquire AGL Resources for $12 billion, including $8 billion in debt.

  • Appeals Panel Raps Judge Who Tossed Wife-Beating Charges Because Couple Reconciled

    A panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals has rejected a South Georgia judge's move dismissing a domestic violence prosecution after he learned the defendant and the victim had reconciled. The appellate judges said the trial judge's questions about the married couple's sex life and other matters were "highly inappropriate."

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