Tag Archives: due process

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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FOIA, ORA, and E-Discovery, oh, my! Ten tips for success.

Obtaining government records for whatever purpose should NOT be a nightmare.  I’ve been requesting data from government agencies across the Metro Atlanta Area for several years.  Here are ten tips for success based on my own personal experiences that might … Continue reading

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