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December 12, 2021 -- The Georgia Supreme Court handed John Monroe Law, P.C. a big win, ruling that a weapons carry license applicant does not bear the burden of proving that he is eligible for a license. Until now, probate judges around the state uniformly imposed such a burden on applicants. Hopefully going forward applicants will receive the process required by the legislature and not imposed arbitrarily.

Updated: Jan 6

Today Attorney John Monroe argued a case before the Supreme Court of Georgia regarding the standard for granting weapons cary licenses. The Court of Appeals had ruled against a firm client, finding that an arrest with no disposition is grounds for detail of the license. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case and heard arguments. A decision is expected within the next few months.

Today, the Court of Appeals ruled in a client’s favor that he was excessively sentenced for various crimes and eliminated 30 years from the client’s sentence.

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