If you have recently been stopped for a traffic violation, you may have noticed a camera mounted on the police car. Police officers utilize cameras to scan license plates of unsuspecting drivers. The license plates are run through the police data base and can reveal if outstanding warrants or other offenses by the owner of the vehicle. Some are crying foul on this new law enforcement tool calling it a violation of personal rights.
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.
Georgia's governor, Nathan Deal, took a look at the state's for-profit probation system. After a recent audit, the problems in the current system were highlighted. Instead of attempting to clean up the alleged corruption, the 2014 General Assembly passed a bill that allowed the industry to keep its problems away from public scrutiny. However, Governor Deal has vetoed HB 837.
There are Georgia residents who suffer from a variety of medical conditions that result in seizures. These seizures or blackouts have the potential to not only cause harm to the individual experiencing them, but sometimes to others around them as well. A fatal Georgia car accident involving Mookie Blaylock, a former NBA player, could possibly be one such incident sparked by a seizure.