Public Order

Disrupting a Public School

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1535052888775{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Disrupting a Public School” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1535052999319{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]O.C.G.A. § 20-2-1181 is the Georgia statute that deals with Disrupting a Public School.  The law states that “it shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly disrupt or interfere with the operation of any public school, public …

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[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1530553856720{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Affray” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1530553910948{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column_text] O.C.G.A. § 16-11-32 defines an affray as the “fighting by two or more persons in some public place to the disturbance of the public tranquility.”  The statute classifies Affray as a misdemeanor.  As such, it may carry a penalty of up to …

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Terroristic Threats and Acts

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1530295636348{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Terroristic Threats and Acts” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1530295654835{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]O.C.G.A. § 16-11-37 criminalizes both Terroristic Threats and Terroristic Acts. Terroristic Threats may be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances.  Terroristic Acts is always a felony.  The sentencing ranges for Terroristic Threats and Acts depend …

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Crimes Against Public Order

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1530300820067{padding-bottom: 25px !important;background-color: #08124b !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Crimes Against Public Order” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left”][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1530300831441{padding-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Crimes against public order are crimes that, in theory, interfere with the normal operations of society.  In practice, the category acts like more of a catch-all for offenses that do not fit neatly into any of the other categories of …

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