RACES: 468th & 469th; 248th

Superior Judge Berry T. Moseley was in bed with influenza one day last month when an excited deputy sheriff rushed into his Danielsville, Ga. home, told him he had better hustle over to the jail. The 74-year-old jurist arose, put on some clothes, elbowed his way through a crowd that had just battered a two-foot hole in the jail wall. Sensing what was up. Judge Moseley mounted the steps, thundered: "This is an open violation of the law. ... I declare you all deputized as officers." The crowd quickly dispersed.

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