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Councilman’s plan runs off 1st choice for ATL ethics officer

Councilman's plan runs off 1st choice for ATL ethics officer
March 19, 2012 --

Atlanta’s Board of Ethics, which has operated for six months without an ethics officer, will have to make do a bit longer. Stacey Kalberman, the board’s unanimous choice for the job, withdrew Sunday as the City Council pondered whether to choose the ethics officer itself. “I frankly became disheartened when that happened,” Kalberman said.

Aug. 4

August 4, 2011 --

Audit: Georgia driver’s ed money goes elsewhere FDIC targets Alpharetta lawyer in bad loan suit Baker Co. school board moves to quash probe of finances Delta denies opposition to unions caused FAA shutdown MARTA wants race discrimination lawsuit tossed

May 6

May 6, 2011 --

Ga. Natl Guard officer out amid questionable bonuses Price-gouging laws not in effect after tornadoes Cobb overspending for public defenders Olens: Sunshine violations widespread Lawyer: Court bars man in Muslim attire Cities focus on police audits in suit with Fulton Co. AG asked to probe East Point board

Doraville lawyer who won’t quit gets 3-year suspension

January 10, 2011 --

The Georgia Supreme Court today ordered a 3-year suspension for an attorney who refused to stop appealing a client’s conviction and his own disciplinary action. The court’s order lays out a 10-year chain of court battles over a client’s $400 fine and 3-day jail sentence. The court found Arthur F. Millard’s actions showed “a basic disrespect of the attorney-client relationship and … needlessly subjected his client to liability, after she made clear that she no longer desired his services.”

Oct. 4

October 4, 2010 --

Prior suit may signal fate of cases against Eddie Long Accused lawyer: Former secretary was informant Gwinnett grand jury to wrap up probe of land deals 4 violate Warner Robins nepotism policy

Sept. 2

September 2, 2010 --

Ex-Chattooga judge fined $15K for vote fraud No grand jury probe of Deal, lawyer says State to revise water permits for Plant Washington

Aug. 21

August 21, 2010 --

Lawyer to probe repercussions of judge-defender affair Cobb courthouse project has illegals … but they’re all Americans Earmarks hidden under political rhetoric PSC staff: Cut Atlanta Gas Light rates DeKalb rescinds termination of probation contract Judge rejects Augusta State student’s lawsuit Chemical company sued over creek spill Inspector discusses violations at Kellogg’s plant Bowers, Wilson […]

Aug. 17

August 17, 2010 --

ATL school board accepts cheating report amid other controversy State has just weeks to use or lose $7.6M DeKalb fears legal fight sends developers away Georgia banks’ troubled list shortens by 2 Synovus seeks dismissal of class-action suit over Sea Island Co. dealings Defamation suit against ATL lawyer, PR firm tossed Supreme Court won’t stay […]

Aug. 5

August 5, 2010 --

ATL test-cheating probe fails to satisfy Feds probing Delta, AirTran conduct State missed boat, Troy Davis team argues DeKalb schools must respond to accreditation group How feds bungled Sherrod case Test finds toxin, but levels in Athens creek fall Accused Savannah high school grade changer gets new job Ex-Clayton police chief’s lawyer takes case to […]

July 30

July 30, 2010 --

Georgian Bank president awash in lawsuits Augusta school staff’s resort retreat under fire as too ritzy Condo loans made 6 weeks before feds closed Newnan bank UGA president, prof await result of tenure hearing Lawyer finds no one to accept Preston Smith ethics complaint Ousted USDA employee Sherrod plans to sue blogger MARTA: 10 employees […]

June 9

June 9, 2010 --

Two APD officers fired over Kathryn Johnston’s death Mayor: Airport dinner raises ethics concerns Accuser wary of Roethlisberger’s temper Court fee hike staggers justice system Cherokee couple’s mortgage case leads to $108M FTC settlement Ga. high court tosses lawyer’s 2nd suspension request Ambulance company wants DeKalb 911 audit; CEO says no Forsyth candidate has 2 homestead […]

May 28

May 29, 2010 --

Graves, Rogers deny bank’s claims in loan dispute Oxendine’s lawyer upset about timing of ethics hearing Barnes bashes bailed-out banks but invests in them — and reaps their dividends DeKalb board: ‘This is not normal business’ GBI launches probe of tasing of autistic teen on Tybee Opinion: Chatham ‘green’? What a joke