Supreme Court of Georgia Decisions

Browse Opinions From the Supreme Court of Georgia


Recent Decisions From the Supreme Court of Georgia

McCONNELL et al. v. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S16G1786
Roscoe v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0718

Justia Opinion Summary: Tyshawn Roscoe was convicted by jury of malice murder and various other offenses in connection with the shooting death of John Douglas. On appeal, Roscoe argued, among other things, that the evidence presented at trial w...

Hobbs v. Winfield  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0720

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involves the revocation of a will due to after-born children of the testator. The probate court determined the will did not contemplate the birth of future children, and therefore their birth revoked the will....

Scott v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0721

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury acquitted Jeremy Scott of malice murder in the shooting death of Dexter Holliday, but found him guilty of felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a f...

Bennett v. Etheridge  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0762

Justia Opinion Summary: Rhonda Bennett (f/k/a Donley) filed an amended motion for new trial following a habeas court order discharging the payment of restitution and any arrearage for back child support by the purported biological father of Ben...

Houston v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0769

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Thomas Houston appealed after a trial court denied his motion for an out-of-time appeal of his 2008 convictions by guilty pleas to two murders and numerous other crimes in connection with a series of home invas...

Ross v. Ross  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0799

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties were divorced in Connecticut in 2010. At that time, appellant Husband’s child support obligation was $279 per week for the parties’ two minor children. A Connecticut court modified the support order to facili...

Revere v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0806

Justia Opinion Summary: Jermaine Revere was convicted by jury of murder and various other offenses in connection with the stabbing death of Angelo Patterson. In his sole enumeration on appeal, Revere argued he received ineffective assistance of...

Dublin v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0822

Justia Opinion Summary: Willie Dublin appealed his convictions for felony murder and other crimes stemming from the fatal shooting of Terry Slack during an attempted robbery. He argued he received ineffective assistance of counsel claim based o...

WHITE v. THE STATE
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0874
O'Connor v. Fulton County  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0880

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Patrick O’Connor appealed the grant of summary judgment to Appellees Fulton County and its County Manager, Richard Anderson, on his claims for breach of contract, mandamus relief, and attorney fees. O’Connor wa...

Anderson v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0894

Justia Opinion Summary: James Anderson was found guilty of felony murder and other crimes arising out of the shooting death of Franklin Burch. Appellant argued the trial court erred in denying his motion for new trial because during voir dire o...

Martinez v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0901

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Maurilio Martinez appealed his convictions for the rape and murder of Joy Morris. Appellant argued on appeal: (1) the evidence was insufficient to convict him of rape; (2) trial counsel was ineffective when he...

Daniels v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Numbers: S17A0931, S17A0932

Justia Opinion Summary: In case number S17A0931, Demetrius Daniels appealed his convictions and sentences for felony murder, violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felo...

Wilson v. Georgia  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0950

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Charles Wilson was convicted of murder and related offenses in connection with the 2012 shooting death of Jesse Howard. Wilson appealed, asserting various errors in the adjudication of his motion for new trial,...

The opinions published on Justia State Caselaw are sourced from individual state court sites. These court opinions may not be the official published versions, and you should check your local court rules before citing to them. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site, or the information linked to on the state site.