THE CRITICAL LESSON FROM VERSAILLES

“Britain and France had to choose between war and dishonour.  They chose dishonour.  They will now have war.” Quote made by Sir Winston Churchill as he looked Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain in the eyes in 1938 as Chamberlain and other European leaders learn of the...

EXPLORING HISTORY WITH OUR CHILDREN

My oldest son, Jake can tell people about the minute details of political elections, World War II, and almost every battle that was fought during the American Civil War.  While he has battles memorized, there is one battleground that he has wanted to see for himself...

OUR HEALTH CARE WARRIORS

I have always felt uncomfortable in hospitals, doctors’ offices, and around anyone in a white coatwho opens the door while I am waiting as a patient. My doctor finds this to be humorous. Hefeels the same way when he walks into a courtroom.But, consider how lucky we...

My Interview with Judge Erica Tisinger

This morning, I met with Erica Tisinger; the winner of the runoff.  We sat down at Gallery Row to discuss her historic win and her future as the next State Court Judge. But, she is not the first in her family to serve the community and the state court.  Her...

SORRB PROTECTS OUR COMMUNITY

Our state is known for many extraordinary things. Nationally, our state is recognized as a place where we protect our people. Thanks to the leadership of Gov. Nathan Deal, Sen. Mike Dugan, and many others, Georgia is also known as a leader in criminal justice reform....

CURRENT STATUS ON YOUR COURTS

“A leader is a man who can adapt principles to circumstances.” – General George Patton As Covid – 19 has ravished the country hundreds of sectors of life have changed significantly, and in some cases permanently. Our court system has been hit hard as...

OUR DIFFERENCES STRENGTHEN US

“If you were lucky enough to be born different, then don’t try to be like everyone else.”  Unknown Author Every child and adult on the autism spectrum faces challenges that few people can truly comprehend. When I was a child, kids with autism were simply considered...

THE SECOND CHANCE BILL

Susan is 25 years old. She has a strong work ethic, career minded, and a single mother. However, Susan’s past is haunting her every day. Because of a misdemeanor shoplifting conviction when she was 19, Susan cannot find a job nor pursue her dreams.  She lives in...

SCOTUS PROTECTS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

Can religious institutions fire employees who carry out some religious instruction even if it would otherwise violate federal antidiscrimination laws? Can employers refuse to provide contraceptive coverage to employees if they have religious or moral objections? The...