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Pictures from 2015 Day at the Derby – AFA Signature Fundraiser

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Day at the Derby

Please Join Us For Atlanta’s Day at the Derby Fundraising Event Sunday, April 26, 2015 Aja Restaurant & Bar 3500 Lenox Rd NE # 100, Atlanta, GA 30326 Gates Open at 3:00PM     –     Call to Post at 4:00PM CLICK HERE FOR FULL INFORMATION IN PDF FORMAT Please join friends and supporters […]

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Representative David Scott Continues to Speak Out Against the Northern District Nominees

Since December, 2013 and the announcement of the slate of nominees for the federal court in Georgia, Representative David Scott has continued to rally against confirmation of the slate.  From appearances on Roland Martin to newspaper interviews, Rep. Scott has kept the public attention on the problems with Judge Micael Boggs, Mark Cohen and the […]

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White House Nominates Northern District US Attorney Leslie Abrams for Middle District Federal Court

President Obama has selected Leslie Abrams, an African American Northern District United States Attorney to fill the seat of retiring Judge Sands in the Middle District federal court.  However, once again, the White House failed to seek input from any of the African American bar associations or community groups in the Middle District before naming a […]

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Advocacy For Action Sues Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission – Failure to Respond to Open Records Request

Advocacy For Action had to take the unprecedented step of filing suit against the Judicial Nominating Commission for its utter failure to respond to an Open Records Request by AFA.  The open records request sought  public information on applicants who sought judicial appointments under Governor Nathan Deal’s administration.   The purpose for the public information is to compile statistical […]

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