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State Supreme Court overturns former DeKalb CEO’s conviction

The Georgia Supreme Court threw out the conviction of former DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis in an opinion issued Nov. 30, ruling Ellis did not receive a fair trial. Ellis was convicted in July 2015 of perjury and attempting to extort a campaign contribution from a county vendor. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison. […]