You Said What?

  In a recent court case, the Georgia Supremes held that a defendant’s outgoing text messages are admissible as evidence, but not the incoming text messages, since they are hearsay. […]

Pill Bottles and You

My lovely daughter Alden is quite a young lady. Last week, she volunteered at a local school at an event for special needs children. As a parting gift, she received […]

What Would You Do?

Here is how the case unfolded: Unknown car pulls into Al’s driveway late at night. Al goes out to see who it is. Someone is behind the wheel he didn’t […]

Hotel California

Where is the Hotel California? Well, for some, since the Eagle’s album had a picture of the Beverly Hills Hotel, that is a logical choice. But the Chicago jail is […]

Grumpy Old Men – Part 2

Last week I wrote about grumpy old men who are more concerned about them than the 35,000 kids under 18 years of age who reside in Houston County. If I […]

Grumpy Old Men

The Who’s “My Generation” is my #16 rock’n’roll song of all time. The Who made it clear that there was a new wave coming: young people. And that while the […]

Dive Bar

So New Year’s is upon us. We’ll either go to a late night church service, or to a friend’s house, or stay home, right? Nope, some will go to a […]

Grandma Got Run Over… by a Reindeer?

The Christmas song you love or hate the most is “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.” Really, it’s in the Top Ten of both “most liked’ and “most disliked’ […]

White Christmas

Irving Berlin’s song “White Christmas” is the biggest selling single of all time and it’s not even close. You can have your Adele, Taylor or Miley, but combined they don’t […]

Coats For Kids

So the Christmas season is upon us. We all tend to get into the giving mood during the holidays, especially when it comes to the less fortunate. I want to […]

Thanksgiving and the Georgia Code

Thanksgiving and The Georgia Code: I thought I’d point you to every instance where the Georgia Code addressed the Thanksgiving holiday: OCGA 25-9-3: Blasting or Excavating Near Nuclear Facilities is […]

Waffle House Keeps On Giving

In the case that keeps on giving, the matter of Waffle House CEO Joe Rogers remains in the news this week. A Fulton Superior Court judge ruled that the indictment’s […]

The Electoral College and You

Especially for the Millennials out there, my HHJ column for the week : The Electoral College And You Some of you weren’t paying attention in history class, so read this […]

Irish Roads Are Fun

I’m not sure who drives on the wrong side of the road, us or the Irish. The decision to drive on the wrong side of the road in Ireland also […]

I Don’t Like Electronic Voting

Time to fess up. I’ve never been a big fan of electronic voting machines. As a country, we do billions, maybe trillions, of dollars of commerce every day, most of […]