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ATLANTA, GA – The lawfully ordered execution of Donnie Cleveland Lance for the 1997 murders of Sabrina “Joy” Lance and Dwight “Butch” Wood, Jr. was carried out this evening at 9:05 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that he has joined 20 other attorneys general in submitting a “friend of the Senate” letter outlining the legal flaws of the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
ATLANTA, GA – An execution date for Donnie Cleveland Lance has been set for January 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Attorney General Chris Carr offers the following information in the case against Lance for the 1997 murders of Sabrina “Joy” Lance and Dwight “Butch” Wood, Jr.
ATLANTA, GA – In March, Attorney General Chris Carr led a coalition of 13 state attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, defending the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act (CRA), a federal law that provides Congress with a streamlined process for reviewing, and, if necessary, nullifying new regulations by federal agencies. Earlier this week, the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion upholding the constitutionality of the CRA. The court echoed the arguments of the 13-state coalition in holding that the CRA and the joint congressional resolutions are consistent with separation-of-powers principles and otherwise do not violate the Constitution.
ATLANTA, GA – An execution date for Jimmy Fletcher Meders has been set for January 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Attorney General Chris Carr offers the following information in the case against Meders for the 1987 murder of Don Anderson.
ATLANTA, GA - Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that a Fulton County State Court Jury found a former City of Atlanta employee, Jenna Garland, guilty on two counts of violating the Georgia Open Records Act.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Medicaid Fraud Division recovered more than $8.5 million in taxpayer dollars in the 2019 federal fiscal year.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today celebrated Shared Hope International’s “A” grade for Georgia’s anti-human trafficking efforts and commended the work of statewide public, private and non-profit partners
Attorney General Chris Carr and the Consumer Protection Division are warning Georgians about scammers operating under the veil of potential employers.
ATLANTA, GA - The lawfully ordered execution of Ray Jefferson Cromartie for the 1994 murder of Richard Slysz was carried out this evening at 10:59 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia. The sentence was carried out after the United States Supreme Court denied Cromartie’s request for a stay of execution.