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Residents shocked that DeKalb County, Georgia, juror form lists ‘slave’ as occupation

Jurors in DeKalb County, Georgia, were surprised to find “slave” listed as an occupational choice in a new online questionnaire. Court Administrator Cathy McCumber said the questionnaire went online about a month ago but was based on an internal list used for 13 years by the court. She said that…

Georgia deputies suspended over violence while serving a $1,000 civil warrant

Three sheriff’s deputies in DeKalb County, Georgia have been suspended and a sergeant in the department could be demoted after video surfaced of their conduct while serving a civil warrant on a home in July 2013, WSB-TV reported on Monday. The video shows a group of eight deputies entering Nantania…