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January 2019 Archives

What impact will federal criminal justice reform have?

There are many who feel the criminal justice system has terrible problems. It can be difficult to argue when prisons are over capacity and crime does not seem to be decreasing. There have been many attempts to revise laws and make changes to fix the issue, but none have really worked. According to The Hill, the FIRST STEP Act may help. While it is a federal law, it may help states like Georgia.

Having trouble getting back to work after a job-related accident?

When you experience an injury at work, it is much more than just a painful inconvenience. Some Georgia workers experience serious injuries to the extent where they require an extensive recovery, and even then, they may not be able to return to the same job they had before. If you find yourself in this position, you may need to know about the options available to you.

Will I still receive disability benefits during the shutdown?

With the federal government shutdown extending into the longest shutdown in American history, Georgia residents who receive Social Security Disability may wonder if the ongoing deadlock in Washington will interfere with their ability to receive benefits. While the shutdown has caused some agencies to place government employees on furlough and limit services, the good news is that the Social Security Administration has not been adversely impacted.

What is GMP?

When a manufacturer makes a product in Georgia, you have the right to expect it is safe. One way that manufacturers ensure they produce safe products is by following GMP. You may wonder what this acronym stands for even if you have seen it before. According to ISPE, this acronym stands for Good Manufacturing Practice.

What is a false confession?

If law enforcement in Georgia accuses you of a crime, you will usually be taken in for interrogation. During this process, law enforcement may use a variety of tactics to get you to confess. They brought you in because they have some suspicion you are guilty. They may or may not have evidence. They probably cannot prove at this point that you did do the crime, but they will say many things to get a confession because a confessions holds up well in court.