Last Thursday, President Barack Obama nominated U.S. District Court Judge Julie E. Carnes to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. At the same time, the President nominated Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Michael P. Boggs, DeKalb County State Court Judge Eleanor Louise Ross, and attorneys Mark Howard Cohen and Leigh… Continue Reading
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President’s Financial Fraud Task Force Gets Rare Win in Atlanta and Other NewsPosted in Federal Courts, Fraud
After another late night of listening to tapes of witness interviews and undercover phone calls, I’ve just put on a little Richie Havens to look over the federal criminal news for you readers. Much has been written over the past couple of years about the lack of financial institution fraud cases brought by the Department… Continue Reading
Justice Kennedy Comments On Our Prison NationPosted in Federal Courts
In a speech to the Los Angeles legal community last week, Justice Kennedy expressed dismay over the state of our corrections system and the length of sentences handed out in the U.S.
Macon Lawyer Mark Treadwell Nominated for MDGA Federal JudgeshipPosted in Federal Courts
Macon attorney, Mark Treadwell, has been nominated by the President to fill the District Court vacancy in the Middle District of Georgia with Judge Hugh Lawson’s taking of senior status