Many people believe that using marijuana responsibly isn't a bad thing and doesn't make you a bad person. In fact, the nonprofit advocacy group NORML is a strong voice on behalf of marijuana users nationwide. This group has been lobbying for the legalization of marijuana since 1970.
Concert goers in Atlanta enjoyed the music of one of their favorite artists over the weekend. However, when that artist left the stage, he and his tour buses were in danger after an early morning shooting on I-285 near I-75. Cobb County police are investigating the event.
A new chapter may be opening in the high profile Vanderbilt football rape case. Two of the former Vanderbilt football players were convicted of a 2013 rape one year after being cleared by an on-campus investigation. Vanderbilt refuses to release the result of the on-campus findings. One attorney on the case may seek a new trial for the defendants.
There are a variety of terms that describe various offenses in Georgia criminal law. One such term is that of assault. Generally, assault means the apprehension of a harmful or offensive touching. This may take a variety of different forms. This post will define the term simple assault as outlined in the Georgia state law.
Georgia educators hold the key to the future of children. Parents trust that teachers will work in the best interest of their children to help them succeed. This trust was put in question in Atlanta, Georgia. The former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent, Beverly Hall, now stands at the center of a test-cheating scandal.
At one time, she was a member of the popular singing group Destiny's Child. Instead of a glamorous press release of a new hit single, however, Farrah Franklin can now add a mug shot to her social media profile. The former Destiny's Child singer has largely managed to stay out of the spotlight since her five-month stint with the group ended. However, her recent South Carolina arrest has brought Franklin back into the news.
No matter what age a defendant is, being accused of a serious crime could be life altering. This is especially true for a young adult whose life is just beginning. These allegations could seriously affect their reputation and could damage their professional and personal life.