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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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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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“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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“The law game” – proof of institutionalized racism and classicism? You decide.

I found a few interesting things buried in a Q and A reportback regarding a change to Cobb County ordinances published online.  The speaker was a government official who is now an Attorney General… “… if we wanted to follow the U.S. Constitution, […] the cases didn’t … Continue reading

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