Case Conclusion Date: 02.04.2013
Practice Area: Criminal defense
Outcome: State's appeal dismissed; juvenile court to decide murder case.
Description: Juvenile client charged with murdering woman. Case brought by statute in Superior Court. Juvenile detained more than 180 days (house arrest and ankle monitor) without indictment; won motion and case transferred to juvenile court, where maximum sentence is detainment until age 21. State filed interlocutory appeal and appeal dismissed in Georgia Supreme Court. State v. Johnson, S12A2085, February 4, 2013.