March 19, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on GAMBLING BUST

The recent raid on a pizza restaurant in Alpharetta because some folks were engaged in joining in a March Madness bracket game shows the disparity in the law and the lack of equal protection under the law. The spokesman for the police said that this raid was warranted because there was a lot of money […]

Read More »

God Speed, John Beall

April 03, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on God Speed, John Beall

In the early 1990’s there was a huge upswing in the number of murder cases in Georgia in which the District Attorney was seeking the ultimate penalty of death. It was never more true than in Clayton County. It went from a rare instance in which the State sought the death penalty to a time […]

Read More »

Road Block laws

November 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Road Block laws

The Georgia appellate courts have recently rendered two new opinions regarding police road block or check point cases. These cases greatly improve the chances of successfully defending any criminal charges as a result of being stopped at one of these check points. If you have been charged with any criminal offense, whether it be a […]

Read More »

Death Penalty

November 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Death Penalty

I have probably handled more cases in which the state was seeking the death penalty than any other lawyer on the south side of metropolitan Atlanta. It was with great interest that I read that former President Jimmy Carter has now decided that the imposition of the death penalty should be abolished in this country. […]

Read More »

Another RICO victory

November 04, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Legal   |   Comments Off on Another RICO victory

The Martin Law Firm was recently able to conclude another RICO (Racketeering) case for a client. Our client was accused of a violation of Georgia’s RICO statute involving gambling charges and was facing twenty years in prison and forfeiture of all of their assets. After two years of litigation and fighting the case, we were […]

Read More »