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Henry Atkins Jr.

...president of his district chapter of the Lions Club. He received the Annual Indigent Award from The Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in 1988 and was made a life member. He loved practicing law and was always available to help a client...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165923610
Loophole awaits legislature

...sexual contact occurred." In essence, the ruling agrees with Chase's defense attorneys and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, who point out that state law fails to rule out consent as a defense in cases involving students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/17/edi_527876.shtml
Editorials | Harlem High School
Panel passes bill on prison

...R-Rome. Defense attorneys have been split over the measure, said Jack Martin, director of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. But he said the organization has opted to oppose the bill because "it would be used as a hammer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/13/met_124492.shtml
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Sentencing panel might be dropped

...those cases where an unusually bizarre sentence is imposed," said Sandra Michaels, lobbyist for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. "It exists to have a second check on sentences from some judge who had a bad day." The panel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/07/met_119249.shtml
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Lawyer keeps zeal for job

Even after defending more than 33 people facing the possibility of a death sentence, Michael C. Garrett still feels a chill with each new case.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/06/met_436441.shtml
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Voters get choice in judgeship race

...First political race Civic involvement: Handles pro bono cases for Safe Homes and is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Associations Family: Single Reach Sandy Hodson at (706) 823-3226...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/met_422608.shtml
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Research uncovers 'client dumping'

Henry Brown knew he was caught. He said he just wanted to plead guilty to driving on a re-voked license after being declared a habitual violator. He thought it would be quick and easy, and he retained Augusta attorney Jim Blanchard, paying $685 on the $2,500 fee Mr. Blanchard set for him, according to the law firm's billing statements. Court records show Mr. Blanchard went to arraignment with Mr. Brown and filed initial defense motions. After that, Mr. Brown says, nothing happened.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/03/met_310791.shtml
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Williams granted reprieve

...companion brief filed by 14 organizations that work on behalf of children, John R. Martin of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers also asks the Supreme Court to prohibit Mr. Williams' execution. Mr. Williams' attorneys allege...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/23/met_296489.shtml
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Brief challenges Walker jury

...Classic charity. The brief filed by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers challenges the jury composition in Mr. Walker's Augusta trial. "The District Court's decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/13/met_88730.shtml
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Ga. seeks to expand state's DNA database

...a practical and civil liberties level, it wouldn't be worth it," said Sandra Michaels of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. "There are so many thousands of people arrested that are never convicted, and people are falsely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/26/met_564672.shtml
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