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Farmers cry foul in sludge lawsuit

...settle the case -- and the only two people the letter was addressed to were lawyers for UGA. The farmers' lawyer, Ed Hallman, has asked a U.S. District Court judge to enter a default judgment in a lawsuit the farmers filed more than two years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/31/met_481543.shtml
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Lawyer wants to keep sludge trial in Augusta

...tainted sludge used on their farms as fertilizer. Augusta's attorney, Jim Wall, accused the farmers' attorney, Ed Hallman, of violating a local court rule barring lawyers from sharing prejudicial information that could jeopardize a fair trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/14/met_258964.shtml
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Lawsuit on sludge wraps in dismissal

...judgment, dismissing the family's claims in the city's favor, and ordered that all costs be paid by the plaintiffs. Ed Hallman, one of the McElmurray family's lawyers, said the matter will be appealed to a higher court. Sludge is a byproduct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/13/met_404459.shtml
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City argues sewage award should be pulled

...and that common cow diseases - not sludge - were responsible for the high cattle mortality. The Boyces' attorney, Ed Hallman, countered that many expert witnesses testified that sludge from Augusta's Messerly Wastewater Plant, applied as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/27/met_391708.shtml
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Default judgment is rejected in sludge suit

...scientist David Lewis and dairy farmers R.A. McElmurray and William Boyce can no longer get a fair trial, lawyer Ed Hallman argued. But U.S. Middle District Court Judge Clay Land ruled on Friday that the argument is "exaggerated and approaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/05/met_482244.shtml
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Sludge suit trial may resume

...appealed that decision to the Georgia Supreme Court, which on Tuesday denied the city's request to hear the case, said Ed Hallman, one of the McElmurray family's lawyers. "The city filed a petition for the Supreme Court to review the decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/27/met_79137.shtml
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Landfill case renews attention on open-meeting law

...they were keeping the matter from full public view. "They did everything they could to avoid accountability," said Ed Hallman, the attorney representing Citizens for A Better Jackson County. The mayor and most of the city council present for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/19/met_228501.shtml
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City wants to bury federal sludge claim

...Wastewater Plant -- has been trucked to dozens of farms in Richmond, Burke and Jefferson counties more than 20 years. Ed Hallman, a lawyer representing the family dairies, claimed in a Sept. 14 letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/22/met_274418.shtml
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Experts spar over sludge study

...because a statute of limitations had passed, but a jury found in favor of the other family last year. According to Ed Hallman, a lawyer who represents the dairies and Mr. Lewis, Ms. Gaskin's paper contains erroneous information supplied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/met_418676.shtml
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Sludge decision basis of program petition

...I think it's a leap for this group to take that kind of position based on this jury verdict," Mr. Ellison said. Ed Hallman, who represented the Boyce family, disagreed. "The fact is, it was a judgment in favor of the plaintiffs on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/09/met_395608.shtml
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