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Left-Lane Drivers Beware!

It is now illegal in Georgia to remain in the left lane when another vehicle is behind you and traveling at a higher rate of speed. Long referred to as the "passing lane", the left lane of ...
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Facebook and the Dangers of Online "Evidence"

Last Thursday I represented a client at a warrant application hearing. This means that rather than the police being called to a scene and arresting someone, a person goes to the courthouse and fills ...
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Speedy Trial

What is a "Speedy Trial"? In answering this question it is helpful to discuss the difference between 1) The Statute of Limitations, 2) The Constitutional Right to a Speedy Trial, and 3) A ...
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The "90 Day Rule" or "Indict or Release"

The "90 Day Rule" or "Indict or Release" Some clients who remain in jail without bond, and who haven't been indicted yet, are counting down the days to the 90 day mark. This ...
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Should You Consent When Police Ask to Search You?

The Short Answer: NO. You have nothing to gain and everything to lose. The Details: If you have ever been stopped by the police, you have probably been asked whether you are in possession of any ...
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It's Not Always Illegal to Turn Without Signaling

It's NOT always illegal to change lanes or turn without signaling in Georgia: I recently saw a defense attorney correctly argue that the drugs found in his client's car after a traffic stop ...
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