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Arena, WI man wins $35,000 settlement for three-year court battle over FB comment.

ARENA, WI – Thomas G. Smith was awarded a $35,000 settlement after fighting criminal charges stemming from a profanity-laced Facebook comment.  Smith was subjected to a day of pretrial detention plus a ban on using a computer or cell phone … Continue reading

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Bait-and-run video: humiliated police now want to sue for “waste of time.”

WARSAW, POLAND – A troll takes the concept of clickbait, but applies it to the police in a humiliating video that now has the police wanting to take him to court.  In the video, a man baits the police by … 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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GA Records Retention Schedules – 2011 (current for 2015)

ATLANTA – May 15th, 2015 — Looking for data and records retention policies?  Here are the statewide retention schedules published by the Georgia Archives, 2011 edition. LGRetentionSchedules2011 – local gov (2011) 2011StateGovernmentSchedules – state gov (2011) Any request for data retention policies might be answered with a … Continue reading

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DeKalb County – find courts and case data online.

Search the DeKalb County courthouse dockets for both civil and criminal case data:  Click this link! Here is a directory of courts in DeKalb County: Juvenile Court  (eMail Us) (404) 294-2700 Law Library (404) 371-2441 Magistrate Court Magistrate Civil Cases (404) 371-2261 Magistrate … Continue reading

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