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The war on the public: “Don’t trust the system.”

I will be posting a publication shortly with resources available to fully explain why we should not trust the criminal justice system, what we can do to support ourselves, and how we can resolve the core issues of inadequate public … Continue reading

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Misuse of resources? Cobb County government vehicles sitting in a private parking lot.

MARIETTA, GA — Two government-issued cars labeled with Cobb County spotted sitting in a private property parking lot raise a question of possible misuse of County property and resources (gas, mileage, etc.). Should Cobb County employees be allowed to use … 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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State of Georgia v. Amy Elizabeth Barnes: Insulting the police from afar is not Disorderly Conduct.

MARIETTA, GEORGIA — The Cobb County State Court of Georgia has released a judicial order regarding the Disorderly Conduct trial of Amy Barnes. UPDATE: A lawsuit was filed on March 31, 2014, against Cobb County (CASE #: 1:14-cv-948). Download it here: barnes_12m3361_Order04262013_ocr The Disorderly Conduct … Continue reading

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