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Lawsuit targets Georgia public defender office

5:38 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 By Bill Rankin A South Georgia public defender office lets juveniles go unrepresented and processes adults through the courts in assembly-line fashion, a lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges. The lawsuit targets the defender office for the ...

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The Rule of Law — but is it Fair?

We are said to be a nation that respects the "rule of law."  But what happens when the law is used by those in power to disenfranchise the powerless.  As one who is familiar with the legal system, all too ...

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Cordele Judges Settle Case Over Court Closures

6:29 pm, November 4th, 2013 Superior Court judges in the Cordele Judicial Circuit have settled a class action suit filed by the Southern Center for Human Rights on behalf of people who claimed they were unconstitutionally barred from court hearings. ...

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