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Law alters self-defense pleas

...did not weigh in on the interpretation. Instead, they decided the case should go to trial before they handled an appeal. Attorneys for former Atlanta Police Officer Raymond Bunn have said the murder case against him should be thrown out because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/13/met_128288.shtml
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The wait of conviction

...determined why the appeal deadline was missed. If it was an attorney's fault, he is entitled to the motion and his appeal. ATTORNEY DISBARRED DAMON A. MAYES WAS CONVICTED OF ARMED ROBBERY IN JUNE 1998 and sentenced to life in prison. He waited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/18/met_117046.shtml
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Judge approves Walker pledge

...unless Mr. Walker's appeal of his fraud and conspiracy convictions are reversed by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorneys are waiting to see whether the federal appeals court will request oral arguments or decide to rule on the case based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/03/met_91236.shtml
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People in the News

...agreed to arbitrate wage claims and that arbitration would take away court protections for the men. He plans to appeal. Attorney William J. Briggs II, who represents the companies, said the original agreement among the guards and the companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/21/ent_86056.shtml
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Taxpayers likely to pay more for crime defense

...the trial attorney was indeed ineffective. And if the original attorney came from a public defenders' office, the appeal attorney would have to be a private lawyer who didn't have the inherent conflict of interest by working in the same office...

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Judgment will fund orphanage

...and suffering, is pending. H&H, which was found responsible for $1 million of the total verdict, also might appeal, attorney Jason Willcox said. Mr. Evans had the 100-pound tank filled the afternoon of Feb. 18, 2002, at H&H, hauled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/15/met_434483.shtml
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Religion news in brief

...to assign workers to duties compatible with their principles. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Endres' appeal. Attorney David Kolbe of Warsaw told the Indiana justices at a hearing that the state constitution is more definitive on protecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/22/rel_416460.shtml
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Lumpkin gets life

To save himself and the families from the prospect of a death sentence and years of appeals, attorney William Lumpkin admitted Wednesday he murdered real estate agent Stan White. In exchange for his admissions and surrender of any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/25/met_254415.shtml
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Justices refuse appeals of 2 death row inmates

...without comment, to hear the appeals of Thomas Treshawn Ivey and Theodore Kelly. Both men still can pursue other appeals, attorney general's spokesman Tom Landess said. Mr. Ivey was appealing his death sentence for the January 1993 murder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/12/met_249964.shtml
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Justices consider defense

...is why it happened and what was his state of mind when it happened," said John Rogers Carroll, Mr. Stephens' appeals attorney. Nine years after the murder, Georgia law changed to prohibit mentally retarded criminals from being executed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/14/met_233313.shtml
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