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National Give Something Away Day: 15 ways your “trash” isn’t trash.

ATLANTA – 7/15/2015 — When you look at your trash, there’s something someone wants.  Here’s 15 ways you can help the planet while making someone happy: Plastic bags – Take your plastic grocery bags to the recycling bins at your … 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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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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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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