Archive | December, 2014

GEORGIA CLARIFIES CELL PHONE PRIVACY

This may be my 2nd or 3rd column dealing with police searches of cell phones. I suppose that I have written about cell phones because we all have one and they possess a tremendous amount of information about us and other people. You may re [...]

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SHOULD WE MANDATE GUARDIAN AD LITEMS?

I don’t get to see the battles and wars fought over children in our courts. For that, I must admit I am grateful. However, family law attorneys both inside and outside my firm tell me enough to ponder the question of whether our sta [...]

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STALKING IS A SERIOUS CRIME

In Georgia, criminal laws are often misunderstood or just ignored. The laws addressing the act of stalking should not be in that category. Many good men and women go to jail because of stalking and the most serious version of this type of o [...]

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THE POWER OF PRISON MINISTRY

Over the years, I have noticed a number of organizations going into jails and prisons for various reasons. One of the most important and powerful groups is the variety of prison ministries who take the message of Christ to inmates. These group [...]

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THE TERRIBLE ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT

Let me get this off my chest. I am sickened by the protests, riots, and “commentary” regarding the legally issued decisions by a Missouri grand jury. You may agree with it or not. The bottom line is that a constitutional body of citizens [...]

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JOHN DANFORTH – AN EXAMPLE OF PUBLIC SERVICE

Earlier this week, I was visiting with Judge Bob Sullivan at the courthouse. As we were talking, the name John Danforth came up. That was a fortunate discussion because it gave me the idea for this column. Today, the people of our country year [...]

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