Lisa Boggs

Officer asking for more than one type of chemical test did not invalidate implied-consent notice  

In affirming the license suspension following a driver’s DUI arrest, the Court rejected the driver’s argument that the arresting officer’s reading of the implied-consent notice was insufficient.  The officer had asked the driver whether she would consent to a “blood and/or breath test.”  The Court concluded this designation did not render the implied-consent notice inaccurate, …

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ELECTION 2022:  Scope of administrative hearing limited to whether Public Service Commission candidate met statutory and constitutional requirements for office  

Patty Durand, a candidate for the District 2 seat in the Public Service Commission, faced a challenge to her candidacy on the grounds that she did not meet the residency requirement.  At the hearing, Ms. Durand argued that text communications between existing commissioners showed they had deliberately sought to cut Ms. Durand out of District …

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ELECTION 2022:  Residency requirement does not apply to candidate seeking to fill unexpired term for Georgia Public Service Commission seat  

This case involved a challenge to the candidacy of Shelia Edwards for the District 3 seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission.  The Court concluded Ms. Edwards did qualify as a candidate.  Because Ms. Edwards is seeking to complete the unexpired term of a commissioner who vacated his position, she does not have to meet …

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