Monthly Archives: July 2015

“Seedy” undercover cop car terrorizes Cobb County Commissioner

MARIETTA, GA – A compelling report details the terror echoed throughout several communities across Cobb County.  Only, this time, it was Commissioner Lisa Cupid who raised the issue of undercover officers acting inappropriately. The report has been archived here: BOEZ_Investigation_Report.pdf-700680070 ### Advertisements

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National Give Something Away Day: 15 ways your “trash” isn’t trash.

ATLANTA – 7/15/2015 — When you look at your trash, there’s something someone wants.  Here’s 15 ways you can help the planet while making someone happy: Plastic bags – Take your plastic grocery bags to the recycling bins at your … Continue reading

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The presumption of innocence should continue through appeals.

While the rights to due process, appeals, access to courts, etc. are carried all the way to the top, the presumption of innocence, strangely, is not.  According to appellate court decisions*, the presumption of innocence disappears upon appeal after conviction. … Continue reading

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Are portions of Atlanta’s city code unconstitutional?

ATLANTA, GA — July 7, 2015 — Some of Atlanta’s city code appear, at first glance, like the City is just begging for legal challenges.  Here are some interesting quotes: “Throws … missiles … on public property” (Section 106-81(12)) “… gathering … Continue reading

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When emotions enter, reasons exit: how one ticket turned into an arrest.

ATLANTA, GA – May 26, 2015 — For nearly an hour, one woman pleaded in desperation with police not to ticket her for no tag.  The paperwork was a few months old.  She was allegedly from out of the state and was crying … Continue reading

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