A former Fulton County drug prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney was convicted Tuesday on two felony drug charges, the Cobb County district attorney announced.
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- Lessons for General Counsel from Recent Cyberattack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management
While most consumers seem to find the various media reports of public and private sector cyberattacks relatively unremarkable, an April cyberattack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and other recent high-profile breaches should remind general counsel that "no sector, network or system is immune to infiltration by those seeking to steal commercial or government secrets and property to perpetrate malicious and disruptive activity."
In Georgia, spoliation refers to the destruction or failure to preserve evidence that is relevant to contemplated or pending litigation. A finding of spoliation gives rise to a rebuttable presumption that the subject evidence was harmful to the spoliator. For a party to pursue this remedy, the evidence must be "necessary" to the litigation and the spoliating party must have possessed a duty to preserve the evidence.
The National Park Service says the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals building in New Orleans and courthouses in Georgia and Alabama have been named national historic landmarks for their contributions to civil rights.
The corruption probe of a coastal Georgia police sergeant has ended in a mistrial.