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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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Atlanta Journal and Consitution PolitiFact says “Mostly True” that Federal Judicial Nominee Slate was chosen in SECRET

The AJC PolitiFact column has determined that the Federal Judicial Nominee Slate was chosen in secret.  To read the full article, click the link below.AJC PolitiFact  

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The White House Called And We Answered

  The White House Conference Call   On January 16, 2014 there was conference call set up by the White House with Georgians to explain why our state ended up with the candidates nominated by the President for the 11th Circuit and Northern District. The White House heard us loud and clear at the news conference at Ebenezer Baptist […]

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Representative David Scott, GABWA and AFA Contact Senator Leahy About Federal Judicial Nominees

Representative David Scott has sent an unprecedented letter to Senator Leahy asking to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee whenconfirmation hearings commence on the compromise slate of nominees for the Georgia federal bench.  AFA also sent a letter asking for an opportunity to speak before the Senate Judiciary Committee and pointed out some of the […]

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USA Today Columnist Weighs in Against President Obama Federal Nominees for Georgia Court

Columnist Dwight Wickam with the USA Today weighs in on the issue of President Obama’s nominees to the Georgia Federal Court by entitling his article “Lewis v. Obama”.  But, he sides with Rep. Lewis by indicating that the proposed compromise will do “more harm than good”.  You can read the article here – http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/12/30/rep-john-lewis-president-obama-nominees-dewayne-wickham/4239937/

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