Archive | May, 2014

THE PILLAR OF LOYALTY

Of all the noble qualities that humans possess, I must say that loyalty is at the very top. The origin of the word “loyalty” meant “fidelity to law”, which was generally applicable to the level of patriotism that one had for h [...]

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ANTONIN SCALIA AND THE 4TH AMENDMENT

Many folks cannot figure out why the most conservative justice on the United States Supreme Court consistently takes a “liberal position” on cases involving the 4th Amendment. I agree that Justice Antonin Scalia is the most conserv [...]

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HOW ARE JURIES DRAWN?

I was grateful this week for an email that I received. A local man in our community suggested that I write a column about how the list of jurors is actually drawn in our circuit. This was a great idea and one that I have never written about. G [...]

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PROFILE IN COURAGE – BRIAN FORTNER

Last week, I invited a good friend from Douglasville to my home to meet some of my other friends in Carroll County. His name is Brian Fortner. Brian is currently the District Attorney in Douglas County. I wanted for some of my Carroll County friends [...]

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