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Bruce S Harvey

Bruce Harvey’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • Lindsey v. State

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Sep 24, 2007
    Outcome:
    Reversed
    Description:
    Richmond County Defendant appealed his conviction for murder based on a number of grounds, including the state's use of prior arrests and misdemeanor convictions in its cross-examination of him before he had introduced any character evidence on his own behalf. The Georgia Supreme Court reversed the conviction.
  • Holcomb v. The State

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jul 13, 2011
    Outcome:
    Reversed
    Description:
    After a jury trial, John Holcomb was convicted of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. On appeal, Holcomb contended that the trial court erred by denying his motion for new trial on the ground that the jury returned mutually exclusive verdicts of aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter. The Court of Appeals of Georgia agreed and reversed the convictions.
  • The State v. Ramone Shirley

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 30, 2011
    Outcome:
    Motion to Dismiss Affirmed
    Description:
    Finding a violation of his constitutional right to a speedy trial, the trial court granted Ramone Shirley's motion to dismiss indictment. The State appealed, but the Court of Appeals affirmed the Motion to Dismiss.
  • Ward v. The State

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 28, 2011
    Outcome:
    Reversed
    Description:
    James Ward appealed his guilty verdict on charges of malice murder and aggravated assault. Because the trial court excused a juror during ex parte proceedings in the absence of appellants and without appellants' knowledge or consent, The Georgia Supreme Court reversed and remanded for a new trial.
  • State of Georgia v. Keith Owens

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2009
    Outcome:
    Acquittal
    Description:
    The charges against Mr. Owens ranged from murder to felony murder to aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. The verdict was Not Guilty on all counts.
  • The State v. Sean Phillips

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 20, 2009
    Outcome:
    Acquittal
    Description:
    Mr. Phillips was charged with aggravated battery, burglary, and terroristic threats. The verdict was Not Guilty on all counts.
  • United States v. Gareth Lewis

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Outcome:
    Significant Charges Dismissed
    Description:
    US Agents found 4000 kilograms of cocaine on Mr. Lewis' boat. Mr. Lewis plead guilty to one count of information and all other charges were dismissed.
  • State v. Xavier Walker

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 09, 2007
    Outcome:
    Acquittal
    Description:
    The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty on all 9 counts.