Fulton County Backlog for Judge Susan Forsling

Fulton County State Court Judge Susan Forsling recently discovered she has a HUGE backlog of cases.  In early May, Judge Forsling discovered hundreds of misdemeanor criminal files in the office her case manager Joel Schaffer.  To date, the missing case files have led to 55 dismissals of criminal cases. Fox Five Atlanta investigative reporter Dale […]

Legal News update

The legal news from around the country: U.S. Supreme Court throws out fine for Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/29/us/scotus-cbs-fines/index.html?hpt=ju_c2 U.S. House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/28/politics/holder-contempt/index.html?hpt=ju_c2 DNA found on lip balm leads to burglary arrest in New Hampshire: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/06/28/dna-on-lip-balm-leads-to-burglary-arrests-in-nh/?hpt=ju_bn4 Former Atlanta Falcon Jamal Anderson arrested for DUI: http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/police-tried-repeatedly-to-1469028.html State of […]

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down key parts of Arizona Immigration Law

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the federal government in a case involving Arizona’s immigration law, striking down most of its key provisions.  However, it upheld the most controversial provision involving checks on people’s immigration status while enforcing other laws. UPHELD: The Court let stand a provision that lets police check a […]

PSL wishes to thank Jim Parkman

The Peach State Lawyers would like to thank super lawyer Jim Parkman for taking time out of his busy schedule to speak to our office.  Mr. Parkman spoke to us about his over 30 years of legal experience, especially his expertise in trying cases.  It is always an honor when seasoned trial attorneys take the […]

Happy Birthday Miranda Rights!

Ignorance of the law is not a defense.  The Peach State Lawyers want you to know the law so you can protect your rights. Today we will be talking about the Miranda rights/warning.  These are the rights that everyone knows about, or has at least heard on television!   “You have the right to remain silent, […]