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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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New technology enables easier crime scene recreation.

ATLANTA, GA — March 22, 2015 — Lawyers will soon have an incredible new opportunity to demonstrate – in real time – facts and theories that previously required a good imagination. The paths of gunshots can be recreated in the air right … Continue reading

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“Why does God let the homeless starve?” – why you should film the police.

MARIETTA, GA — “Why does God let the homeless starve?”  The sign, written simply on old cardboard, was the subject of a call to the police.  Free speech was not truly free for one homeless man in historic Marietta Square several years … 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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Underwear inspections, spousal investigations, and a license to kill (your rights) — Cobb County’s waging a war on businesses.

No, this is not the Onion.  But “show me your underwear” could soon change from a TSA joke to an actual business inspector’s legitimate command to some small business owners in Cobb County.  The TSA now has some pretty stiff competition … Continue reading

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