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Is the American jury trial an endangered species.

Friday, December 01, 2017
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Washington State passes new E-DUI law for driving using smart phone

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Carl Malamud and his crusade to make access to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated free

Friday, June 23, 2017

make the official code of georgia public domainOn June 21, 2017, the Lawyerist podcast interviewed Carl Malamud about his crusade to bring free public access to laws, statutes, and regulations on the internet. Of particular interest in this podcast, Carl Malamud discussed of his battle with the State of Georgia and Lexis-Nexis about the State's licensing of it's Official Code of Georgia Annotated as known as the "O.C.G.A." exclusively to Lexis. Others have tried to license the Official Code of Georgia Annotated but Lexis has refused to license the O.C.G.A. at any cost. Lexis makes the code available for free but not the annotations. Lexis claims a copyright in the annotations, captions, catchlines, history lines, editorial notes, cross-references, indices, title and chapter analyses.  The statutes themselves are public domain as government works. This is problematic because the Annotated Code is the official code of the State of Georgia by statute. See, O.C.G.A. § 1-1-1(" The statutory portion of such codification shall be merged with annotations, captions, catchlines, history lines, editorial notes, cross-references, indices, title and chapter analyses, and other materials pursuant to the contract and shall be published by authority of the state pursuant to such contract and when so published shall be known and may be cited as the 'Official Code of Georgia Annotated.' ")  it is hard to be believe that the official laws of a state of the United States are not available for free on the internet.  more

If you are too drunk to drive in Palm Beach Police will give you a ride home

Monday, June 05, 2017
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Statham City Police in Barrow County accused of policing DUIs for profit

Friday, February 24, 2017

Trumps new Immigration Executive Order means mass incarceration for the undocumented

Thursday, January 26, 2017
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GSP to crack down on DUIs after Georgia-Tennessee Game

Saturday, October 01, 2016
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Georgia 2nd Toughest State on DUI behind only Arizona

Friday, August 12, 2016
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Study finds Uber reduces both DUI and late night traffic fatalities

Friday, June 17, 2016
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Police getting preferential treatment in DUI investigations

Thursday, May 12, 2016
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