J. Scott Key

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Survey Article


This Article reviews some of the most important opinions impacting the practice of criminal law delivered by the Supreme Court of the United States and the Georgia Supreme Court covering the period from June 1, 2020, up until May 31, 2021, as well as legislation adopted by the Georgia General Assembly during the 2020 session. This Article is designed to be a mere overview to both prosecutors and defense attorneys of decisions and new statutes and serves as a broad guideline on how these decisions will affect the practices.

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