Wiggins v. The Board of Commissioners of Tift County, GA

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Wigginsvs.The Board of Commissioners of Tift County
Number: 258 Ga.App. 666
Year: 2002
State: Georgia
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Wiggins v. The Board of Commissioners of Tift County was a case before the Georgia Court of Appeals in 2002 concerning open meetings laws.

Background

Wiggins v. The Bd. of Comm'rs of Tift County , Ga. , 258 Ga.App. 666 (2002) (Eldridge, J.): Plaintiff sought injunctive relief under the Open Meetings Act against the Board of Commissioners of Tift County. He claimed that the Board received evidence and heard arguments against him while in a closed session in violation of the Act. The superior court granted the injunction and ordered the relief sought by Plaintiff -- that no action taken against him as a result of the Board meeting.

The Court of Appeals affirmed the remedial injunction but also held the trial court should not have placed the Board under a continuing injunction as the Board was already under a legal duty to comply with the Open Meetings Act.[1]


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References

  1. Synopsis of Georgia Open Meetings Act Cases