On June 10, 2015, Campaign for Accountability filed an open records request seeking information about a study of the payday lending industry conducted by a professor at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. CfA is investigating any connections between the payday lending industry and the author of a favorable study concerning the industry’s practices.
On June 18, 2018, the Supreme Court of Georgia unanimously ruled in CfA’s favor and ordered the release of the requested records.
Click here to read more about this open records request and related lawsuit.
Open Records Request
Consumer Credit Research Foundation Complaint
Deposition of CCRF Chairman Hilary B. Miller
Superior Court Decision
Board of Regents Appeal Brief
CfA Appeal Brief
Court of Appeals Decision
CfA Petition for Writ of Certiorari
Writ of Certiorari Granted
CfA Georgia Supreme Court Brief
Board of Regents Georgia Supreme Court Brief
CCRF Supreme Court Brief
CfA Reply Brief
News Organizations’ Amicus Brief in Support of CfA
Georgia Supreme Court Oral Argument
CCRF Supplemental Brief
CfA Supplemental Brief
Georgia Supreme Court Opinion
CfA’s Motion to Vacate Court of Appeals Opinion
Georgia Court of Appeals Vacates Prior Judgment
Emails Obtained Via Open Records Request