Georgia judge renders decision on Ahmaud Arbery’s mental health records

The defense team of the three white men accused of killing jogger Ahmaud Arbery was denied a motion to have the unarmed Black man’s mental records used as trial evidence. The decision by Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley also limits defense attorneys’ efforts to portray Arbery as an aggressive young man with a troubled past […]

Judge rules Ahmaud Arbery’s criminal record was irrelevant to his death

A judge ruled on Sept. 1 that he will not allow Ahmaud Arbery’s character to be dragged in court as his alleged killers await trial. In a written order, Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley ruled that Arbery’s past criminal history cannot be used and is not relevant to the actions that led to his death. […]