Category: Attorney General

Collins Wants Independent DA For Brooks Case

Congressman Doug Collins made a not-all-together incorrect statement that an Independent District Attorney should be appointed in the killing of Rayshard Brooks. After being forced into a runoff, Atlanta DA Paul Howard chose to make political hay from Brooks’ death. The connection Collins draws with Brooks and Ahmaud Arbery seems a bit specious, however. In

Arguing Separation of Power, Carr Joins Coalition Supporting Dismissal of Case Against Gen. Flynn

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is getting vocal about the federal government’s motion to dismiss the case against General Michael Flynn. Carr joined a coalition with 14 other attorneys general from around the country. The coalition collectively filed a brief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The coalition contends that the court

Carr Rejects Kemp Campaign Hacking Claim, Clears DPG

Attorney General Chris Carr’s office says there was no attempt from the DPG to hack election information during the 2018 election. Two days before the election in a totally-not-politically-motivated case based off totally-not-specious claims that Democrats had committed “possible cyber crimes” with online election databases. The AG’s memo about the state’s investigation said in short:

Georgia Receives “A” For Anti-Trafficking Efforts

From a press release: ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today celebrated Shared Hope International’s “A” grade for Georgia’s anti-human trafficking efforts and commended the work of statewide public, private and non-profit partners. “We in Georgia believe that one victim of human trafficking is one too many, and the ‘A’ rating that we received this year

Georgia AG Chris Carr Will Help Lead The Republican Attorneys General Association In 2020

We received a press release from the Republican Attorneys General Association highlighting the achievement of a clean sweep for Republican Attorneys General in their respective races in 2019. It also highlights that Georgia’s own Attorney General Chris Carr will play a role as Vice Chairman of the RAGA in leading the organization into growing the

Murderer Scotty Garnell Morrow Executed

Attorney General Chris Carr’s office sent over the following statement regarding the execution this evening of Scotty Garnell Morrow. The lawfully ordered execution of Scotty Garnell Morrow for the murder of Barbara Ann Young and Tonya Rochelle Woods was carried out this evening at 9:38 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia. The sentence was carried

Attorney General Carr Q&A On Open Records

Attorney General Chris Carr sent out the following email Q&A on Open Records law and procedures this morning. We’re sharing here for your information. ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia constitution states that public officials are “servants of the people,” and the Office of the Attorney General has a long and proud tradition of encouraging openness