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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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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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So, you want to fight Child Support? Here’s the Sweat case.

DISCLAIMER: I support child support that is fair & reasonable, but when I see judges talk about what you “could” or “should” make, it’s time for some change. Throw a monkey wrench into the system – appeal, appeal, appeal – the … 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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Are Cobb County Sheriff’s Deputies breaking the law? You decide (6/20/2013)

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MARIETTA – (6/21/2013) – Two frantic scenes emerged around the Courts at Marietta Square just yesterday.  The rush to find a bail jumper was on in front of the courts while a rush to avoid press attention of a possible … Continue reading

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