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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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Lawsuit: professional beggars scammed the public for nearly $160 Million

“Spare a buck?  I need a BMW.”  Chances are, you’d laugh and say no.  But wear pink & say “cancer,” and the story changes – to the tune of $158 Million, according to the FTC in a lawsuit. Three executives for cancer charities agreed … Continue reading

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CourtWatch: NSA tries to change court record, fails – CAND 4:08-cv-04373-JSW

OAKLAND, CA — Aug 11, 2014 — The NSA has tried, and failed, to scrub a federal court’s official record of accidentally leaked information.  This probably won’t be the last attempt. Read the letter sent (on June 12) to the judge here: uscourts-cand207206_248_0. The docket report for … Continue reading

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How to look at federal court documents for free.

Question:  How do I access case documents from a federal court case, for free? Answer:  There are three methods that are free, but two of them have limited free access – there are free-use PACER terminals available for in-person use … 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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