Monthly Archives: April 2013

State of Georgia v. Amy Elizabeth Barnes: Insulting the police from afar is not Disorderly Conduct.

MARIETTA, GEORGIA — The Cobb County State Court of Georgia has released a judicial order regarding the Disorderly Conduct trial of Amy Barnes. UPDATE: A lawsuit was filed on March 31, 2014, against Cobb County (CASE #: 1:14-cv-948). Download it here: barnes_12m3361_Order04262013_ocr The Disorderly Conduct … Continue reading

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Everyday 1A: What happens when a private film crew demands no photos outside the Courts?

The faces, vehicle tag(s), signs, and other identifying information are censored because I am making a point that our everyday First Amendment rights can face challenges in any city, state, or region at any time.  It does not matter who … Continue reading

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Cobb County highways declared as “the most hazardous workplace on earth.”

Chernobyl and EPA have some stiff competition for “most hazardous work place on earth.”  Cobb County’s public highways have been declared as being worse to work on than radiation clean-up and hazardous materials sites.  Yes, this IS a real sign! … Continue reading

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CourtWatch – sample documents – Motion for Extension of Time, Federal Civil Court.

Let’s say the police raided the house, someone was jailed, and there was a HUGE misunderstanding… and now someone has exigent circumstances. Or let’s say that the neighborhood suffered a sewer leak and the whole area was shut out for … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Reese Witherspoon arrested for “acting badly.”

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Reese Witherspoon was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.  Here’s the cartoon.  Enjoy. Copyright Amy Barnes, 4/25/2013.  Re-use permitted with a link back to this page. For some more information on the story, visit: http://www.lawcounts.com/blog/47-witherspoon-arrest-shows-problems-with-police-use-of-disorderly-conduct-statute ###  

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