Gerry Weber
Law Offices
Significant Cases Litigated
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Disability Rights
Freedom of Expression
Gay/Lesbian Rights
International Human Rights
Jail Conditions/Indigent Defense/Death Penalty
Open Government
Richardson v. Richardson, No.08-CV-670-TB (Paulding Superior Court 2008) (intervening to unseal divorce records of Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives)

Coffin v. Board of Regents, 2004-CV-86238 (Fulton Superior Court 2004) (settlement of fees assessed for access to public records)

Anderson v. Cobb County School Dist., No. 1:02-CV-1893-ODE (N.D. Ga. 2003) (challenge to residents-only policy for speaking at school board meeting)

Smith v. Cobb County School Dist., No. 00-1-08497 (Cobb Superior Court 2003) (access to student disciplinary records)

Anderson v. Campbell, No. 2001-CV-38252 (Fulton Superior Court 2002) (rejecting gag order and closing of proceedings for ethics complaints against Atlanta mayor) (amicus)

Doe v. Custer, No. 99-CV-312-JOF (N.D. Ga. 1999) (successful challenge to secrecy of investigations of judges by Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission)

Cozier v. FBI, No. 99-CV-0312-JOF (N.D. Ga. 1999) (FOIA access to claimed "national security" investigation of college religion professor with Cuban contacts)

Statewide Detective Agency v. Miller, 115 F.3d 904 (11th Cir. 1997) (enjoining state law restricting access to accident reports)

Rockdale Citizen v. State, 266 Ga. 579 (1996) (failure to examine alternatives to closure of pre-trial proceedings in capital case) (amicus)

Rockdale Citizen v. State, 266 Ga. 92 (1995) (opening pre-trial hearing in capital case to public) (amicus)

ACLU v. Bell, No. E27385 (Fulton County Superior Court 1994) (consent order reducing fee charged to citizens when accessing police reports)

Jersawitz v. Eldridge, 262 Ga. 19 (1991) (upholding right of citizens to arrest government officials who fail to turn over public records) (amicus)

Police Brutality
Race/National Origin Discrimination
Religious Freedom
Students/Juveniles Rights
Voting Rights
Women's Rights