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Law Day: ‘No courts, no justice, no freedom’

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As Fayette State Court Judge, I have the privilege each day of ensuring that citizens of this county have access to the court and criminal justice system.

But I recognize that with our busy schedules, most of us do not give any thought to the court system, that is, until we receive a summons for jury service, are sued, get a traffic ticket or have some other contact with the criminal justice system. Read More»

Remembering Constitution Day

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Every year Americans come together on the Fourth of July to celebrate the birthday of our country – the day when our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. This commemoration rightfully remembers the stirring words that formed the rallying cry of American freedom:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Read More»

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