abuse of process georgia

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  • 10 F.3d 753 (11th Cir. 1993), 91-9153, Sunkist Soft Drinks, Inc. v. Sunkist Growers, Inc.

    ... Court for the Northern District of Georgia.         Before ANDERSON, Circuit Judge ... action, plus an eleventh claim for abuse of process. Sometime thereafter, the California ...

  • 569 U.S. 184 (2013), 11-702, Moncrieffe v. Holder

    ...He pleaded. guilty under Georgia law to possession of marijuana with. intent ... Abuse Act of 1988, 102 Stat. 4469-4470,. . . ... such a vague term. Due process requires that the elements of. a criminal ...

  • 430 U.S. 651 (1977), 75-6527, Ingraham v. Wright

    ... safeguards against the kinds of abuses from which that Amendment protects convicted ...Pp. 668-671.         2. The Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment does not ...436, 446-447 (1890);. . Furman v. Georgia , 408 U.S. 238, 263 (1972) (BRENNAN, J., ...

  • 539 U.S. 558 (2003), 02-102, Lawrence v. Texas

    ... was not unconstitutional under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.  The court ... male.  The conduct was in violation of a Georgia statute making it a criminal offense to engage in ... its boundaries absent injury to a person or abuse of an institution the law protects.  It suffices ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 14-556, Obergefell v. Hodges

    ...2841, 92 L.Ed.2d 140, which upheld a Georgia law that criminalized certain homosexual acts, ... by the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process Clause extend to certain personal choices central ... of attempts to restrain this Court's abuse of its authority have failed. A lesson that some ...

  • 532 U.S. 424 (2001), 99-2035, Cooper Industries, Inc v. Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.

    ..., concluding that the District Court did not abuse its discretion in declining to reduce that award. ...However, the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process Clause imposes substantive limits on the States' ...Georgia, 408 U.S. 238, and prohibiting States from ...

  • 438 U.S. 586 (1978), 76-6997, Lockett v. Ohio

    ... but was receiving treatment at a drug abuse clinic and seemed to be "on the road to success" ... claim of inadequate notice under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment must be ...Georgia , 408 U.S. 238 (1972), every State that ...

  • 521 U.S. 702 (1997), 96-110, Washington v. Glucksberg

    ... by the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process Clause which extends to a personal choice by a ..., the elderly, and disabled persons—from abuse, neglect, and mistakes. The Court of Appeals ... the practice in cases coming to us from Georgia, [ 1 ] Florida, [ 2 ] and Texas. [ 3 ] In ...

  • 490 F.3d 1282 (11th Cir. 2007), 05-16756, United States v. Walker

    ...The Walker Group, Georgia Personnel Services, Inc., The Augusta Focus, ... ruled that the use of sophisticated means, abuse of trust, misrepresentation of a charity, and ... contract from Grady through a bid-rigging process, which ensured that Walker was allowed to make ...

  • 481 U.S. 279 (1987), 84-6811, McCleskey v. Kemp

    ..., a black man, was convicted in a Georgia trial court of armed robbery and murder, arising ... claim that the Georgia capital sentencing process was administered in a racially discriminatory ... will infer that the discretion has been abused. Pp. 292-297.        (b) There is no ...

  • 438 U.S. 265 (1978), 7811, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

    ... candidates in the general admissions process. About one-fifth of the special applicants were ...It would prevent abuse of food distribution programs whereby Negroes ...(1971) this Court unanimously reversed the Georgia Supreme Court which had held that a desegregation ...

  • 123 U.S. 623 (1887), Mugler v. Kansas

    ... of life, liberty, or property without due process of law.'  The amendment to the constitution of ... court for the Northern district of Georgia also takes the same view as our supreme court in ... crime which have their origin in the use or abuse of ardent spirits.  The . . police power, ...

  • 607 F.3d 1294 (11th Cir. 2010), 08-15882, United States v. Farley

    ... Court for the Northern District of Georgia. D. C. Docket No. 07-00196-CR-1-BBM-1. . ..." and had even allowed Farley to watch the process by using a webcam. Farley asked Stephanie if she ... found no evidence that he had sexually abused any of his own children. 9 Farley argued that ...

  • 809 F.3d 134 (5th Cir. 2015), 15-40238, Texas v. United States

    ... OF TEXAS; STATE OF ALABAMA; STATE OF GEORGIA; STATE OF IDAHO; STATE OF INDIANA; STATE OF ...Reviewing the district court's order for abuse of discretion, we affirm the preliminary ... also " direct[ed] USCIS to establish a process, similar to DACA," known as DAPA, which applies ...

  • 442 U.S. 584 (1979), 75-1690, Parham v. J.R.

    ...        FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA.         Syllabus. ... state mental hospitals violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and requested ... decision, absent a finding of neglect or abuse. However, the child's rights and the nature of ...

  • 457 U.S. 991 (1982), 80-1952, Blum v. Yaretsky

    ... those decisions, as required by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Respondents ... its intended effect as a restraint on the abuse of state power, courts must be sensitive to the ... was nearly 80%, and in Florida and Georgia the figure was closer. . to 90%. 5 Quite ...

  • 349 U.S. 375 (1955), 412, Williams v. Georgia

    ... add that it was the system of selection and the resulting danger of abuse which was struck down in Avery, and not an actual showing of ... pointed out, fair and reasonable, and cannot be said to deny due process of law. Georgia has provided a reasonable time and manner in which [75 ...

  • 558 U.S. 209 (2010), 09-5270, Presley v. Georgia

    ..., the Court of Appeals of Georgia agreed, finding "[t]here was no abuse of discretion here, when the trial court explained the need to exclude ... . applicable to the States via the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The Sixth Amendment directs, in ...

  • 520 U.S. 305 (1997), 96-126, Chandler v. Miller

    .... v. . MILLER, GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA, et al. . Case No. 96-126 . United States ...A demonstrated problem of drug abuse, while not in all cases necessary to the validity ... the intrusiveness of the collection process, id., at 626;. . and, more important, railway ...

  • 529 U.S. 244 (2000), 99-137, Garner v. Jones

    ... THE STATE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES OF GEORGIA, et al. . v. . JONES . Case No. 99-137 . ... showing that the Board engaged in a "gross abuse of discretion" can a prisoner challenge a parole ... is irrelevant to this case, because due process does not require much in the way of procedural ...

  • 446 U.S. 420 (1980), 78-6899, Godfrey v. Georgia

    ... "aggravated battery," so as to require evidence of serious physical abuse of the victim before death. Pp. 429-432.         (c) However, the ... detailed guidance," 6 and that "make rationally reviewable the process for imposing a sentence of death." 7 As was made clear in Gregg, a ...

  • 487 U.S. 815 (1988), 86-6169, Thompson v. Oklahoma

    ...Georgia , 408 U.S. 238 (1972), that the death penalty, as ... provides for some 15-year-olds to be processed through the adult criminal justice system, and ... being, at least in part, Keene's physical abuse of Thompson's sister. As Thompson left his ...

  • 539 U.S. 510 (2003), 02-311, Wiggins v. Smith

    ... worker about the severe physical and sexual abuse he had suffered at the hands of his mother and ... case possible.  During the sentencing process itself, counsel did not focus exclusively on ... California, Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, ...

  • 554 U.S. 407 (2008), 07-343, Kennedy v. Louisiana

    ...Georgia, 433 U.S. 584, 97 S.Ct. 2861, 53 L.Ed.2d 982, ...Beginning the same process for crimes for which no one has been executed in ...S.L. testified that petitioner sexually abused her three times when she was eight years old and ...

  • 547 U.S. 103 (2006), 04-1067, Georgia v. Randolph

    ... denied cocaine use, and countered that it was in fact his wife who abused drugs and alcohol.          One of the officers, Sergeant ...The same is true of the Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Clause's protection of "property." See Castle Rock v. Gonzales,545 ...