On May 20, 2010, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue signed HB 571 into law. That legislation made important changes to the law governing sex offender registration. Included in these changes is a provision that permits certain individuals who were convicted of a sexual offense in the past to be removed from the registry. Anyone convicted of […]
In Georgia, the legislature has enacted a statute of limitation of all crimes. Sometimes, however, that statute provides that a prosecution may be brought at any time (i.e. Murder). Generally, this principle limits the amount of time that prosecutors have to bring charges against someone accused of a crime. There are few certainties in the […]
Under no circumstances should you participate in converstations with law enforcement without your lawyer present.
The Rape Shield Statute is generally believed to protect victim’s of rape from having their sexual histories put on display during a trial of the alleged rapist. This is generally true, however, the ‘Rape Shield’ statute is applicable in an array of sex crimes. Furthermore, while the shield protects defense attorney’s from examining an alleged […]
This blog is dedicated to providing information, updates, and strategy regarding the defense of sex crimes in the state of Georgia. The blog is authored by myself, Ryan Brown, of J. Ryan Brown Law, LLC. My firm webpage is www.jryanbrownlaw.com I have offices in Newnan, Georgia and Macon, Georgia. These are strategically located on Georgia’s […]