Katheryn Hayes Tucker

Ex-CEO, Represented by U.S. Attorney Nominee, Gets Prison

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

Angelo Alleca, the former CEO of Atlanta-based Summit Wealth Management, has been ordered to pay back millions to investors and spend eight years in federal prison. But it appears things could have been worse for him without a strong defense—from the lawyer nominated to be Atlanta's next federal pro

As Eclipse Looms, Georgia AG Warns of Counterfeit Glasses and Some Courts Close

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

As Georgians prepare to watch the moon block the sun totally over the northeast corner of the state Monday afternoon—and 97 percent in the Atlanta area—Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr offered some advice Thursday.

Georgia AG to Lead National Bipartisan Effort to Fight Elder Abuse

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said Thursday he will help lead a national bipartisan effort to stop abuse of older Americans.

Savannah Jury Returns $4.48M Medical Malpractice Verdict

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

A jury in Savannah has awarded $4.475 million to a widow whose husband died in a Reidsville hospital the night after spinal fusion surgery.

Judge Quits Over Facebook Posts Ripping Protesters of Confederate Monuments in Charlottesville

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

The Gwinnett County magistrate judge who posted Facebook insults over the weekend to protesters concerned about Confederate monuments in Charlottesville was off the job permanently by Wednesday evening.

EEOC Sues Life University for Race Discrimination

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

The Atlanta office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Thursday it has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Life University in Marietta, the largest chiropractic college in the country.

Governor, U.S. Attorney, GSU to Host 'Released' Premiere

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

The premiere, which will be followed by a panel discussion including some of the people who appear in the 45-minute documentary.

Lawyers Trade Volleys in Appeal of $150M Chrysler Verdict

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

As their battle heads to the Georgia Supreme Court, lawyers for the family of Remi Walden and the maker of the Jeep vehicle in which he died have filed briefs framing two dramatically different views of the same trial.

Eleventh Circuit Boosts the Right to Say No to Unwanted Phone Calls

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued a ruling bolstering the right of say no to unwanted phone calls.

Judicial Council Approves New Superior Court Judge for Cobb County

Katheryn Hayes Tucker

The Judicial Council of Georgia has announced it approved a request for an additional judge for the Cobb County Superior court in Marietta.

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