Today Attorney General Sam Olens released an Official Opinion responding to a request from the Jekyll Island Authority (JIA) on the question of whether the recommendation of the so-called “65-35 Task Force” can be legally considered by the JIA in deter
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“Today, the Supreme Court of the United States held 5-4 that Congress violated equal protection when it defined marriage for federal purposes differently from the way the State of New York defined it. I disagree with the Court’s decision.
Attorney General Sam Olens released the following statement regarding the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in Shelby County v. Holder.
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has been elected Chair of the Southern Region of the National
In recognition of June as Internet Safety Month, Attorney General Sam Olens has unveiled a Public Service Announcement (PSA) in cooperation with Facebook entitled, “What You Can Do to Control Your Information.” The PSA featuring Attorney General Olens
Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) participated this morning in a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law hearing on his first sponsored piece of legislation, H.R.
Over 50,000 Georgia borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480. The total amount to be paid to Georgia borrowers is $75,828,288.90.
Attorney General Sam Olens announced that the Georgia legal community raised the equivalent of 842,317 pounds of food during the 2013 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a 38% increase from last year.
On May 15, 2013, Keshorna Miller pled guilty to Theft by Taking, O.C.G.A. §§ 16-8-2, 16-8-12 (a) (3), in Fulton County Superior Court for stealing personal funds from elderly residents at an Atlanta nursing home.
On May 9, 2013, Michelle Maylene Cooper pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud (O.C.G.A. § 49-4-146.1(b)(1)) in DeKalb County Superior Court.