Category: Criminal Justice Reform

Failing College Demands Ridiculous Apology from Nike

  23.5% of Truett – McConnell University graduates finish within six years.[i]  The rest – don’t finish at all.  Truett – McConnell has an excessively high transfer rate and an excessively low graduation rate for four-year bachelor’s degree.  In 2013, the traditional graduation rate for the small christian college was only 13%.  That means 87%

Georgia Has an Excessive Force Problem

I’ve included the videos connected to each incident I described.  If you have not watched any of them, I strongly suggest you watch them back to back – because this is our America.  We can’t turn the channel and avoid these issues any longer. Trump Said, “Don’t be too nice” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHdF_bmV2Ew when addressing law enforcement back

Kemp’s Commercial Could be Criminal

As a prosecutor, I prosecuted dozens of individuals, who pulled out a weapon and pointed it at someone with the intent to cause fear in that person.  Some of those people are likely still in jail.   As a defense attorney, I have defended individuals at trial who were accused of aggravated assault when they pulled

Deal on Douglas – No Voting for You

Yesterday, Douglas County learned that Governor Deal is appointing someone to the vacant District Attorney seat in Douglas County.  The seat was opened due to the appointment of Brian Fortner, the former elected District Attorney, to an open State Court Judge seat.  The Governor emailed a statement which included in part, “The governor looks forward

African-American Prison Rate Dropped 30% Under Governor Deal

“Unless we provide the appropriate tools of supervision that facilitate a successful reentry into society, history has shown that offenders simply return to the prison population. Right now in Georgia, nearly one in three leaving our prisons are reconvicted within three years. We must shut this revolving door! This is something we can do and