DeKalb police shooting case to go to trial

11:30 am Aug. 31, 2016

A jury must decide whether DeKalb County police were justified when they shot and killed Dirk Smith in his Lithonia home five years ago, the federal appeals court in Atlanta has ruled.

Smith was killed after

Atlanta lawyer has ambitious plan for vets

10:47 am Aug. 5, 2016

With so many veterans living below or just above the poverty line, lawyers can make a difference by helping resolve their legal problems and turning their lives around, the incoming president of the American Bar

Woman goes to doctor for discolored toenail, ends up dead

8:42 am Jul. 21, 2016

When Ok Hui Smith sought out medical care for a discolored toenail, a McDonough doctor prescribed her the drug Nizoral.

Four months later, the 78-year-old woman, who’d been married 50 years

and had 17 grandchildren, was hospitalized

Murder defendant argues own appeal before justices

3:48 pm Jul. 18, 2016

Under the watchful eyes of numerous law enforcement officers, a Gwinnett County murder defendant representing himself told the state’s highest court Monday he’s been falsely accused and wrongly denied his right to a speedy trial.

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KKK wins partial victory in ‘Adopt-A-Highway’ case

8:01 am Jul. 5, 2016

The Ku Klux Klan’s legal bid to participate to participate in Georgia’s “Adopt-A-Highway” program may proceed to trial, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

In a unanimous opinion, the state high court ruled against the Department