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Ahmaud Arbery Case Trial Coverage by Andrew Branca: Verdicts Are In

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The opinions and statements made in this article are solely those of Andrew Branca and do not represent any position or opinion of CCW Safe. We chose to share this content in order to provide some insight to the trial process. 


Ahmaud Arbery Case Trial:  VERDICTS ARE IN: Mostly guilty


Only Travis McMichael was found guilty of Count 1, Malice Murder, but all the defendants were found guilty of multiple counts of felony murder, so they're all looking at life in prison without the possibility of early release.


COUNT l – MALICE MURDER, O.C.G.A. 16-5-1


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL  Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Not Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Not Guilty


COUNT 2 – FELONY MURDER, O.C.G.A. 16-5-1 – Aggravated Assault (firearm)


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Not Guilty


COUNT 3 – FELONY MURDER, O.C.G.A. 16-5-1 – Aggravated Assault (truck)


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Guilty


COUNT 4 – FELONY MURDER, O.C.G.A. 16-5-1 – False Imprisonment


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Guilty


COUNT 5 – FELONY MURDER, O.C.G.A. 16-5-1 – Criminal Attempt to Commit False Imprisonment


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Guilty


COUNT 6 – AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, O.C.G.A. 16-5-21 – Assault with firearm, deadly weapon, to wit: a 12 gauge shotgun


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Not Guilty


COUNT 7 – AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, O.C.G.A. 16-5-21 – Assault with a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a Chevy Silverado pickup truck


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Guilty


COUNT 8 – FALSE IMPRISONMENT, O.C.G.A. 16-5-41 – Unlawfully confine and detain Ahmaud Arbery without legal authority, to wit: said accused did chase Ahmaud Arbery with a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a Chevy Silverado pickup truck through the public roadways of the Satilla Shores neighborhood and did confine and detain Ahmaud Arbery on Holmes Drive using said pickup trucks.


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Guilty


COUNT 9 – CRIMINAL ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A FELONY, O.C.G.A. 16-4-1 – In violation of the personal liberty of Ahmaud Arbery, unlawfully chase Ahmaud Arbery through the public roadways of the Satilla Shores neighborhood in pickup trucks and did attempt to confine and detain Ahmaud Arbery without legal authority on Burford Drive using a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a Chevy Silverado pickup truck.


TRAVIS MCMICHAEL Guilty

GREG MCMICHAEL Guilty

WILLIAM R BRYAN Guilty


Remember


You carry a gun so you’re hard to kill.


Know the law so you’re hard to convict.


Stay safe!


--Andrew


Attorney Andrew F. Branca

Law of Self Defense LLC


Nothing in this content constitutes legal advice. Nothing in this content establishes an attorney-client relationship, nor confidentiality. If you are in immediate need of legal advice, retain a licensed, competent attorney in the relevant jurisdiction.


ANDREW BRANCA

Attorney Andrew F. Branca is in his third decade of practicing law, specializing in self-defense law of the United States, where he is an internationally recognized expert.  Andrew has contributed in this context by the Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, and many others, including nationally syndicated broadcast media.  Andrew is also a host on the Outdoor Channel’s TV show The Best Defense and contributor to the National Review Online.

Andrew is a former Guest Instructor and subject matter expert (SME) on self-defense law at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy at Quantico and the Sig Sauer Academy, an NRA Life-Benefactor member, an NRA Certified Instructor, an IDPA Charter/Life member (IDPA #13), and a Master-class competitor in multiple IDPA divisions.  Andrew teaches lawyers how to argue self-defense cases as a certified instructor with the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) system in numerous states around the country.

In addition to being a lawyer, Andrew is also a competitive handgun shooter, an IDPA Charter/Life member (IDPA #13), and a Master-class competitor in multiple IDPA divisions.

Recently, Andrew won the UC Berkeley Law School Debate on “Stand-Your-Ground,” and spoke at the NRA Annual Meeting on self-defense law.



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