789 S.E.2d 175 (2016)


Supreme Court of Georgia.

Decided: July 14, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George Brandon Sparks , Michael Robert McCarthy , Office of the Public Defender Conasauga Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 548, 214 W.King Street, Dalton, Georgia 30722, for Appellant.

Susan Laurie Franklin , A.D.A., Herbert McIntosh Poston, Jr. , District Attorney, Benjamin Bruce Kenemer , A.D.A., Conasauga Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office, P.O. Box 1086, Dalton, Georgia 30722, for Appellee.

This Court granted certiorari to the Court of Appeals in Patterson v. State, 332 Ga.App. 221, 770 S.E.2d 62 (2015), posing two questions: first, whether that Court erred in concluding that the crime of simple assault as set forth in OCGA &...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases