Brian Keith Terrell Executed This Morning for 1992 Murder of John Watson

The lawfully ordered execution of Brian Keith Terrell for the 1992 murder of John Watson was carried out this morning at 12:52am at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia.

Attorney General Olens Announces Winners of Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Video Contest

Today, Attorney General Sam Olens announced at Duluth High School in Duluth, Ga., the winners of the “We’re Not Gonna Take It” video contest aimed at preventing prescription drug abuse among teens. The winning video was produced by Duluth High School student Axel Gutierrez.

How to Protect Yourself from Holiday Scams

The Holiday season is upon us. That means additional shopping, spending and traveling for many of us. Unfortunately, these increased transactions are also a golden opportunity for scammers.

Execution Date Set for Brian Keith Terrell, Convicted of Murder

An execution date for Brian Keith Terrell has been set for December 8, 2015. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens offers the following information in the case against Brian Keith Terrell for the 1992 murder of seventy-year-old John Watson.

Scheduled Execution

Marcus Ray Johnson Executed this Evening for 1994 Murder of Angela Sizemore

The lawfully ordered execution of Marcus Ray Johnson for the 1994 murder of Angela Sizemore was carried out this evening at 10:11pm at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia.

EDMC to Change Practices, Forgive Loans through Agreement with Attorney General Sam Olens

For-profit education company Education Management Corporation (EDMC) will significantly reform its recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgive more than $6,821,268 in loans for approximately 5,826 former students in Georgia, through an agreement with Attorney General Sam Olens and a group of

Attorney General Olens’ Statement on Fifth Circuit Immigration Ruling

Attorney General Sam Olens today released the following statement on the Fifth Circuit Court’s ruling in the case of the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability program:

Former Director of Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy Charged with Racketeering

Attorney General Sam Olens today announced that former Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy Director Lynda Dukes was arraigned on one count of Racketeering (O.C.G.A. § 16-14-4(a)) in Richmond County Superior Court.

Execution Date Set for Marcus Ray Johnson, Convicted of Murder

An execution date for Marcus Ray Johnson has been set for November 19, 2015. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens offers the following information in the case against Marcus Ray Johnson for the 1994 murder of Angela Sizemore:

Scheduled Execution

States Fight EPA Limits on New, Coal-Fired Power Plants

Attorney General Sam Olens announced Tuesday that Georgia, along with 23 states filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to strike down the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new source performance standards (NSPS), which effectively prohibits the construction of new, coal-fired power plants.