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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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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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Flowood, MS, man beats puppy on video, Sheriff’s Dept has nothing to say.

Flowood, MS — Will a puppy-beater get off the hook? The Flowood, MS, Sheriff’s Department has nothing to say when asked what they’ve done. A desk deputy stated today over the phone, at 5:03pm, EST, is that “it has been taken care of,” yet there is … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Mt. Sinai hospital patient tested for possible Ebola.

NEW YORK CITY — August 4, 2014 — A Mt. Sinai patient is being tested for Ebola, according to Reuters.  Here’s a satirical cartoon debunking high confidence. [http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/04/us-health-ebola-new-york-idUSKBN0G41VZ20140804] Have fun writing your will IF this gets out.  Cartoon credit to … Continue reading

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Steagald v. United States (SCOTUS)

QUOTE — Steagald v. United States, 451 U.S. 204 (1981). “The search at issue here took place in the absence of consent or exigent circumstances. Except in such special situations, we have consistently held that the entry into a home … Continue reading

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