Georgia in a bind

April 1995
Advocate;4/18/95, Issue 679, p16
Reports on the ruling by Georgia Supreme Court that the city of Georgia, Atlanta lacks the authority to extend spousal benefits to unmarried domestic partners of municipal workers.


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