Caplan Cobb Wins 7-0 Georgia Supreme Court Affirmance of New Trial for Justin Chapman

Along with Emmet Bondurant and John Rains of Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP, Mike Caplan of Caplan Cobb won a unanimous decision in the Georgia Supreme Court today.  The decision affirmed the grant of habeas relief to Justin Chapman, a West Georgia man who was convicted of arson and murder in 2007.  The Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s coverage of the case is available here, and WABE’s coverage of the case is available here.

The Chapman case will also be the subject of an AJC podcast series entitled “Breakdown: Railroad Justice in a Railroad Town,” beginning in May of 2015.

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