• Williams v. Dekalb County, et al.

    Publication Date: 2020-05-01
    Practice Area: Public Records
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Thomas Vernon Burch, Addison Smith, John Lex Kennerly, (UGA School of Law), Athens, for appellant.
    for defendant: Viviane H. Ernstes, Bennett Davis Bryan, Laura Karen Johnson, Terry Gerard Phillips, Shaheem Malik Williams (Dekalb County Law Department), Decatur, Kenneth Edward Jarrard, (Jarrard & Davis, LLP), Cumming, Brent William Herrin, Gus H. Small, Benjamin S. Klehr, (Small Herrin, LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Larry Wayne Ramsey, Jr., Kelly Jean Long Pridgen, (Association County Commissioners of Georgia), Atlanta, for Amicus Appellee.

    Case Number: S19A1163

    Court reverses county resident's claims for civil penalties under the Open Meetings Act