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Civil Rights Groups Don't Want Boggs On Federal Court

State Sen. Vincent Fort cites Boggs' 2001 vote as a legislator on state flag

, Daily Report

Representatives of several civil rights organizations on Friday called on the White House to remove state Court of Appeals Judge Michael Boggs from a list of expected nominees to the federal bench in Georgia. Their objection to Boggs stems from his vote in 2001 as a state legislator from Waycross to retain Georgia's old state flag, which was embedded with the Confederate battle emblem.

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