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January 25, 2008

Ethics panel dismisses complaint vs. Wiggins

Daily Report
A Daily Report article featured Robert Highsmith who represented a candidate for the Georgia Supreme Court in a complaint that was filed alleging the candidate illegally coordinated with a coalition of business groups on expenditures for his campaign. Highsmith wrote the ethics commission explaining that communication with the coalition took place prior to the his client's announced candidacy. The State Ethics Commission reviewed the complaint and later dismissed it. "The First Amendment was under attack today, and the commission defended and protected it," Highsmith said.

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