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Davis invokes right not to incriminate himself in divorce proceedings

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Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis Jr. invoked his constitutional right against self incrimination seven times in an interrogatory filed in Richmond County Superior Court in the matter of his divorce from his wife, Evett Davis.

Specifically, Davis invoked O.C.G.A. § 24-5-505, a Georgia law that protects...

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14 COMMENTS

    • No it doesn’t….. that’s actually a right of every single person. I’m not defending Davis at all but one can’t assume guilt for invoking their rights. Are there some people guilty who invoke their right? Absolutely but you can’t assume that across the board.

    • This is yet another example of the tactics used by TAP to distort and mislead its readers. Substituting terms like “Interrogation” in place of the actual term – “Interrogatory” clearly shows actual malice and the clear intent of TAP to destroy Mayor Davis’ reputation. Under Georgia Law, O.C.G.A. 24-5-505, . . . no party or witness is required to testify as to any matter which shall tend to bring infamy, disgrace, or public contempt upon such party or witness or any member of such party or witness’s family. To suggest that Mayor Davis invoked rights under the 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution against criminal self incrimination is patently false. TAP continues to recklessly disregard the truth in its conspirator against a Mayor how has refused to bow to its will.

  1. WOW! Mr. Hudson and his staff have been extremely thorough in their research over the past year. Good job! It’s time for Mr. Davis to ride off into the sunset. I hope that his wife overcomes this massive betrayal and settles into a new and promising life.

  2. I’m curious to know what type of paster Hardie Is. Maybe there is a congregation of pole dancers in Augusta? Or is it more of an instructional function. How to loose your receipts, slick bookkeeping. I’m certain that his wife objected to more than his career choices.

  3. So his wife is “…engaged in ongoing efforts, publicly and privately (to include in the church) to defame me, assassinate my character and completely work against my leadership in the church and home.” Dude, you don’t need help from anyone in this effort. Your actions, words, attitude, and lack of actions are all that is required. I suggest Mr. Tarver review this with his client, the commissioners, and Mr. Brown, County Attorney:
    2020 Georgia Code
    Title 36 – Local Government
    Chapter 80 – General Provisions
    § 36-80-24. Limitation on Elected Official’s or Constitutional Officer’s Use of Government Issued Purchasing or Credit Cards; Policy Development

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