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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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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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Should employers eliminate vacation days?

The Retail Detail reports: Employers are increasingly adopting a “use it or lose it” policy with employee vacation days.  The days themselves face the chopping block as economic woes and pressures from customers to cut costs continue.  America is in … Continue reading

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Reporting in Court

Welcome to the era of the Show Trial, where Courtroom access and direct reporting of criminal and civil trials are included in both news and entertainment media… It’s called Rule 11, and you must certify with your media credentials to … Continue reading

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Photography 101: How to photograph really small creatures.

I love the Macro feature on my camera!  Here’s two pics of an aphid-like critter (it may actually BE an aphid for all I know): The best thing I’ve seen is that if you have a solid background with a … Continue reading

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