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Judge Stanley Marcus, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Courtesy photo) Judge Stanley Marcus, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Courtesy photo)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday ruled that the annotated version Official Code of Georgia is public record and can’t be copyrighted by the state, reversing a federal judge in Atlanta.

R. Robin McDonald

Daily Report reporter R. Robin McDonald's journalism career includes stints as a staff writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Wichita Eagle, and The Anniston Star and as a trial tracker at CourtTV and CNN. She is the author of two true crime books -- Black Widow: The True Story of the Hilley Poisonings and Secrets Never Lie: The Death of Sara Tokars.

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