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IN THE MATTER OF KEITH BRIAN HARKLEROAD
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S16Y1645
BAEZ v. FLANDERS, CHIEF JUDGE
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0099
Ngumezi v. Georgia  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0417

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a jury trial, Ezwekwesiri Ngumezi appealed his convictions for murder, armed robbery, and related charges, contending that the evidence was insufficient to support the jury’s finding of guilt for armed robbery...

OASIS GOODTIME EMPORIUM, INC. v. CITY OF DORAVILLE
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0421
Sapp v. Georgia  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17A0478

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Timothy Sapp was tried and convicted of murder and related offenses in connection with the shooting death of Christopher Smith. In his sole enumeration of error, Sapp claimed that the evidence presented at tria...

iHeartMedia, Inc. v. Sheridan  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17Q0345

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia certified a question of Georgia law to the Georgia Supreme Court. Arthur and Barbara Sheridan owned several pre-1972 master sound recordings of certain...

IN THE MATTER OF JOHN ANDREW LESLIE
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17Y0374
IN THE MATTER OF EMMANUEL LUCAS WEST
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17Y0657
IN THE MATTER OF JON GARY BRANAN
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17Y0770
IN THE MATTER OF SAMUEL WILLIAMS, JR.
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17Y0897
IN THE MATTER OF CHRISTOPHER JOHN PALAZZOLA
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: S17Y1037
Naji v. Georgia  
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Numbers: S16A1489, S17A0503

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants, brothers David and Michael Naji, were convicted of murder in connection with the shooting death of Demetrius Hill. The trial court denied their amended motions for new trial, and they appealed. Both brothers...

Parker v. Leeuwenberg  
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: S16A1505

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants Ken and Rochel Parker and Appellees Andrew and Penny Leeuwenburg were neighbors with a contentious relationship. Appellees first sought to have Appellants secure a good behavior bond in 2011, but the parties r...

Johnson v. Georgia  
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: S16A1514

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Corrick Johnson was tried before a jury on charges of malice murder, felony murder (two counts), aggravated assault, and false imprisonment, in the death of Latresh Brown. He appealed, claiming, among other thi...

La Chona, LLC v. Aberra  
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: S16A1527

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant La Chona, LLC, brought a quiet title action asserting that it was the owner of property located in the City of Decatur, because it had purchased the property at a tax sale and had barred the right of other inte...

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