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Plain View Doctrine

We recently had an individual ask what the “plain view doctrine” means. The plain view doctrine is a term applied to law enforcement or other government agent allowing an exception to an individual’s Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures. The US Supreme Court ruled in Coolidge v New Hampshire law enforcement officers may seize evidence found in plain…

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New Assistant District Attorneys

We are excited to have two new ADAs, Rita Lewis and Brandi Holland, join our team. Rita brings over 20 years of experience in prosecution and is based in the Butts County office. Brandi is a relatively new prosecutor but brings a lot of new energy to the Monroe County office.

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Assault on the golf course

In our fourth trial this month, Assistant District Attorneys Dorothy Hull and Leslie Tilson worked hard with Forsyth Police Officers Kimberly Barnett and Richard Maddox to secure a guilty verdict in their Aggravated Assault case. The defendant beat the victim with a golf club at the Forsyth City Golf Course. The victim found himself in the rough with several broken…

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Now hiring for Assistant District Attorneys

We are excited to be accepting applications for new or experienced attorneys to become Assistant District Attorneys. Full-time state paid position with a pay range of $60,000-$115,000 based on experience. Attorneys waiting on the July bar exam are accepted. Click “continue reading” for more information and to apply through the Prosecuting Attorney’s of Georgia’s website.

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Victim Impact Sessions

We are excited to host the Georgia Office of Victim Services (GOVS) and the State Board of Pardons & Paroles holding Victim Impact Sessions with family members in homicide cases from our circuit in which the offenders are currently incarcerated by the Georgia Department of Corrections. These face-to-face and virtual sessions are an important way for families to directly receive…

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