The Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Volume XXVI Number 1 Editor Michael K. McIntyre January 2007
Mid Session Legislative Update
Sandra Michaels – charges, etc. will be im-
GACDL Legislative posed on our clients;
Liaison, Atlanta many of whom cannot
afford to pay the ones
January 8th started the they are being assessed
first of a two year Legis- as it is. Please send me
Information: lative Session. It is the anecdotal examples for
first with both the House future hearings.
Please submit all acquittals and and the Senate run by the
articles for this publication via e-
Republican Party. As many of you know,
mail ONLY to:
Bob Keller has left his DUI lawyers to see if we
firstname.lastname@example.org GACDL is fortunate to position where he advo-
have Cliff Williams, a law cated for the prosecutors can make some changes.
GACDL phone: 404-248-1777 This legislation has not
student at GSU and an at the Capitol and is now
GACDL fax: 404-248-1666 intern with Georgia Inno- with the Parole Board. It been introduced yet.
GACDL P.O. Box 29653 Atlanta, GA cence Project assisting me makes GACDL’s job at As many of you know,
30359 in our computer legisla- the Capitol more difficult there are currently two
GACDL e-mail: tive updates. You all will because we had such a bills, HB 185 and HB
know him from the recent good relationship with 126, which address the
news reports in which he him. As a consequence we issue of non-unanimous
GACDL website: www.gacdl.org successfully helped free were able to resolve many jury verdicts. HB 185
Pete Williams after 22 bad proposed legislative deals with death penalty
years of incarceration for changes amicably. David sentencing and HB 126
a crime he did not com- McDade will continue to
Inside this issue: mit. I was proud to work be the DA's representa-
deals with juries in felony
cases. GACDL and a host
on the case with Cliff, but tive. Irene Munn, his as- of other groups are ac-
Legislative Update 1, 2 all credit goes to him. sistant at the Capitol, is tively opposing both of
During the summer and now of counsel to the new these bills. The prosecu-
President’s Message 2, 6 fall I attended two Senate Lt. Governor, Casey tors are also pushing SB
Study Committee Hear- Cagle. 21 which would allow
ings headed by Sen. John them to seek a life with-
Upcoming CLE The prosecutor's package out parole sentence with-
3 Wiles regarding court
New Members (none of which is avail- out seeking the death
surcharges and additional able in draft form to me
fines. As many of you penalty. Again, GACDL
Special Members 2007 at this time) will include and others are actively
4 know, there are currently DUI legislation. This leg- opposing this legislation.
funding issues with the islation will include many
Georgia Public Defender of the proposed changes The prosecutors' intent
Application Standards Council as a that did not make it last to propose legislation re-
result of less money com- year. Chuck Spahos, out garding bench trials is
ing in than anticipated. of McDonough, will be now moot given the re-
Rees Smith Award 6 GACDL's only interest in handling it for the prose- cent decision by the Su-
this matter is whether cutors. I will be working preme Court of Georgia.
Spring Seminar 8 additional fines, sur- with him and our GACDL
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Legislation 2007 President’s Message
Mike Cranford was born in Wash- and best friend. They have two
Representative Tim Bearden will boys at home, Michael age 20 and
be introducing the recordation bill ington, D.C. and has lived in
Macon, Georgia since 1948, when Christopher age 10, in addition to
for juveniles this session. This is a two grown children and four grand-
GACDL bill that we have supported his mother and father returned af-
ter World War II. Mike attended children.
for years. It is our hope that it will
be expanded to include all felonies Lanier High School; received his He has been an active member of
in the future. Associates in Science degree from the community working with youth
Macon State College; his Bachelor for over 40 years in sports, educa-
Representative Stephanie Stuckey of Arts from Mercer University and tion, recreation and scouting. He
Benfield introduced HB 308 which his Law Degree from Woodrow Wil- lectures throughout the community
is a "best practices procedure" for son Law School. He has over 40 and state on issues pertaining to
eyewitness identification. In light years experience as a successful youth, law and government.
of recent exonerations we are hope- business owner and has been an
ful that this bill will pass. attorney in solo practice for 20 In addition to his law practice he
years. In addition to his law prac- served over 12 years as an indigent
Please remember to look at the Leg- tice he served as a City Council defense panel attorney and in 1994
islative Updates on the members Member for the City of Macon in a was the recipient of the Hugh Q.
only section (MOS) of the GACDL city wide seat from 1995-1999 and Wallace Award, in recognition for
website www.gacdl.org End. was reelected to City Council in his distinguished service in the
March of 2005, where he currently criminal defense of indigent clients.
serves as a councilmember for Ward He has served on the Bibb County
II. Drug Court Committee since its
He is married to the former Teresa
Boyd of Los Angeles, California. He is a member of the State Bar of
She is his paralegal, office manager Georgia, and (continued on page 6)
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Information about GACDL The 8th Annual Bill Daniel Coming September 7th: A com-
Seminars can be found on our Trial Advocacy Program will pletely new defense of the child
website: www.gacdl.org. Click be held in Athens, GA September molestation case seminar by
on “Seminars.” As soon as 19-22. Applications will be avail- Doug Peters—new format! More
schedules and registration forms able this summer. Only 30 par- details as they become available.
are complete they are posted on ticipants are chosen, so join the
the website and mailed. GACDL listserver for announce- Coming in October: DUI Boot
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fense and Fun in the Sun! will the next Georgia Defender for
be held April 26-28, 2007 at the Defense Experts Seminar this more details.
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GACDL SPECIAL MEMBERS 2007
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President’s Message (cont.)
Section Chair for the Criminal Law
Section; Macon Bar Association
has been in the top 10 for the past 9
and was recently reelected Sec- years and currently achieved his
tion Chair for the Criminal Law third consecutive championship in
Section; Georgia Trial Lawyers the state in the senior division.
Association, Middle Georgia Mike shares these thoughts:
◊ Trial Lawyers Association, and a
Life member of the Georgia As- “It is an honor and a privilege to
sociation of Criminal Defense serve as President of GACDL for
Rees Smith Lawyers where he has served as
an officer for the past four years.
2007. This is a road I started down
20 years ago.
He is also a member of the
Lifetime Macon Association of Criminal
Defense Lawyers, where he
I was not a traditional student. I
was a successful businessman for
served four terms as President over 15 years and started law school
Achievement and currently serves as Execu-
when I was 35 years old. I told eve-
ryone I was tired of paying lawyers
and decided to be one.
He also currently serves on the
board of trustees for the Georgia My goal was to go into sports repre-
Doug has been a mem- Children's Museum and the sentation but my road of life had
ber of GACDL for 30 Board of Governors for the Mu- some turns. In Bibb County, new
seum of Arts and Sciences, the lawyers had to take appointed
years, has served on
Fort Hawkins Committee. He criminal cases for 5 years. I stayed
the Board of Directors
has been an active Cub Scout on the appointed list for 12 years
including serving as
and Boy Scout leader for over 12 because I felt I was helping those
President, and has who couldn’t help themselves.
been involved in years. He has served on PTA
boards for both Central High
many seminars as My first criminal case was a drug
School and Alexander II Magnet
speaker or program possession with intent to sell. I was
School. During the past 40 years
director. sworn in on a Wednesday tried the
Mike has served on numerous
case on Friday. We were successful
Doug has attended boards and committees for a di-
and I was hooked. It has been a
the majority of semi- verse number of organizations
and charities throughout the
nars GACDL has
Middle Georgia. We all follow different roads and
younger lawyers, is a every road has turns and bumps. I
Mike and his wife, Teresa, con-
don’t regret where this road has
senior statesman tinue support many projects
taken me. I am proud that I have
among his colleagues, throughout the community, in-
spent my entire 20 year legal career
and authors a defini- cluding the Georgia Music Hall
as a criminal defense lawyer, help-
tive work on criminal of Fame, The Georgia Sports
ing people charged with wrong do-
defense. Hall of Fame, The Douglas Thea-
ings. We all need help at one time
tre, The Museum of Arts and
Doug has been an ac- or another in our lives.
Science, The Georgia Children's
tive member of the Museum, The Macon Arts Alli- My goal as President is to continue
community through ance, The Volunteers in Public to mentor lawyers and to inform the
his work with his Schools Program, PTA, Central general public about the virtues of
daughters’ schools Georgia Council of Boy Scouts, our profession. I firmly believe we
and youth groups. and most recently they have be- have a higher calling because we
come involved and committed to help those who can’t help them-
Congratulations, the project to restore and rebuild
selves at the most troubling times of
their lives. I thank each and every
Doug! In addition to his law practice
one of our members for your hard
work and dedication to what we do.”
Mike thrives on the competitive
edge flat track racing motorcy-
cles in the senior division. He
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CLE & EVENTSCHED Seminar “Nuts and
Bolts of Criminal
THURSDAY APRIL 26 Defense and Fun
Noon-12:55 Late Registration Walk-ins add
in the Sun!”
April 26-28, 2007
12:55-1:00 Welcome GACDL President J. Mi-
chael Cranford and Program Directors Dwight l. Tho- Hilton Sandestin Beach
mas and Brad Gardner
1:00-2:00 Professionalism 2007: Criminal 800-367-1271
Defense Going Forward Professor Tim Floyd,
Mercer University Law
2:00-3:00 Effective Use of the Internet for Criminal
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rietta Registration For
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4:15-5:15 Picking a Jury: Voir Dire and Batson After
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Miller El– A View from the Beach Judge Mark Scott, De- send cash. No CLE will be authorized without this form, proper pay-
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