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Is PACER’s paywall finally coming down?

H.R.6714 – Electronic Court Records Reform Act of 2018 seeks to eliminate fees after they became a slush fund. It was discovered that PACER raked in approximately 150 Million dollars in 2016, according to article posted on ARS Technica. That’s … Continue reading

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New York Courts: The Complete Search Warrant, Annotated

NEW YORK: Published in November of 2004 — The Complete Search Warrant, Annotated — this manual, archived here in PDF format, provides insight into search warrants as of 2004. The Complete Search Warrant, Annotated — download link https://www.nycourts.gov/judges/SearchWarrant_Manual.pdf — online … Continue reading

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Is Cobb County’s law library breaking the law?

MARIETTA, GA — August 10, 2015 — Cobb County got the bright idea to put its law library in the basement of the State Court building without installing a freely accessible elevator.  In fact, the law library can only be accessed … 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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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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