It's difficult to answer the question based on the information in the post - Admiralty/Maritime is included as a category, and it would be good to have an attorney with insight into maritime law if the matter involves vessels or activities on navigable waters. But there are other categories as...Read more »
I am a high schoolteacher in Georgia. I am teaching about federal, state, &concurrent jurisdiction in my Honors Government class. This is really beyond the scope of what I teach, but I like being able to provide some basic info. My understanding is that a passenger boat accident between 2... Read more »
You've chosen an interesting topic for students, but you go into many different directions. Framed the way it is, your assignment runs the possibility of confusing your students. Try to keep things on a level that high school students would be able to follow. For starters, look into the...Read more »
The state prosecutor is not constitutionally permitted to bring charges of an invasion of rights allegedly suffered by a third party not before the court. He must claim an actual injury of harm directed at himself. This requires proof of an intentional invasion of a protected legal right caused by... Read more »
Since 1972 in Georgia, corpus delicti has been allowed to be proven by circumstantial evidence. Go to trial, and see how the case comes out.
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