Curves v. Spalding County, Ga, No. 10-13871 (11th Cir. July 6, 2012)
11th Circuit: County studies documenting negative secondary effects are sufficient for prohibition of alcohol at sexually oriented businesses
Flanigan’s Enterprises, Inc. v. Fulton County, Ga., No. 08-17035 (11th Cir., Feb. 16, 2010)
11th Circuit: County studies documenting negative secondary effects are sufficient for prohibition of alcohol at sexually oriented businesses.
Georgia Supreme Court rules that Atlanta ordinance cannot prohibit adult dancers under 21 from working where alcohol is served
Willis, et. al. v. City of Atlanta, et. al., No. S09A1081 (Ga. Sept. 28, 2009)
In U.S. v. Kapordelis, No. 07-14499 (N.D. Ga. June 1, 2009) Gregory C. Kapordelis, an anesthesiologist, was convicted in United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia “for producing, receiving, and possessing child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2251(a), 2252A(a)(2)(A), and 2252A(a)(5)(B).” He received a 420-month sentence. On appeal to the 11th Circuit, Kapordelis disputed the affidavit for the warrant that led to his arrest, the evidence that convicted him, and the “upward departure” of his sentence. The 11th Circuit affirmed the conviction and sentence.
Adult Use Study: Part 1: Analysis of Ordinances of Twenty Other Local Governments, Part 2: Field Survey and Analysis of Businesses, Part 3: Results of Neighborhood Surveys, Part 4: Concluding Policy Analysis and Recommendations
July 1996: “St. Marys, Georgia Police Department Report to Mayor and Council: The Evidence of Relationships Between Adult-Oriented Businesses and Community Crime and Disorder”
The Evidence of Relationships Between Adult-Oriented Businesses and Community Crime and Disorder: “There are many inferences associated with adult-oriented businesses and crime, disorder, or public safety “hot spots,” the dangers of drugs, money laundering and, indeed, organized crime.”
Report to Rome City Commission on Adult Entertainment: “I called on the Augusta Police Department, Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office, Carrollton Police Department, and Lagrange Police Department. I asked each agency for their assistance with the crime rate surrounding adult entertainment and the impact it has had on their city or county.”