BAKER'S LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY Attorney General's Domestic Violence, Consumer Fraud Bills Introduced in Senate Today

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that two pieces of legislation he is seeking passage of have been introduced in the Senate. The legislation is aimed at protecting citizens of this State from domestic violence and consumer fraud.

BAKER ANNOUNCES COMPETITIVE PROCESS TO SELECT TOBACCO ATTORNEYS

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today the appointment of a multi-agency committee to review proposals submitted by private law firms interested in assisting the state with its pending tobacco litigation.

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCE CONVICTION FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATIONS IN COWETA COUNTY

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker and Peter Skandalakis, District Attorney for the Coweta Judicial Circuit, jointly announced that Darryl Parker today entered a plea of guilty to an indictment charging him with three felony counts of violating state hazardous waste laws. Mr.

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCE INDICTMENT FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATIONS IN COWETA COUNTY

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker and Peter Skandalakis, District Attorney for the Coweta Judicial Circuit, jointly announced that today the Grand Jury in Coweta County indicted Darryl Parker on three felony counts of violating state hazardous waste laws. The indictment accuses Mr.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER UNVEILS LEGISLATION TO PROTECT CONSUMERS

At a press conference at the State Capitol today, Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker unveiled his new legislative initiative aimed at putting an end to consumer rip-offs and fraud.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER PROMOTES LEGISLATION TO CURB DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

At the State Capitol today, Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker promoted legislation designed to curb domestic violence, an evil that tears at the very heart of Georgia’s families.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER SUPPORTS END TO PAROLE

Georgia Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today his support for proposed legislation that would effectively eliminate parole for individuals convicted of crimes after July 1, 1999.

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES GUILTY PLEA IN MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA FRAUD CASE

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker and District Attorney Danny Craig of the Augusta Circuit announced today that Bruce I.

STATE FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO COMPANIES Seeks Triple Damages Under Racketeering Statutes

ATLANTA - The state of Georgia today filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court against the nation's tobacco companies, seeking $2.78 billion in Medicaid-related damages.