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Month: June 2023

AJC Op-Ed: Reducing police violence will make Georgia safer, healthier

A focus on reform, mental and even physical health will have multiple benefits. By Opal…


Southern Center for Human Rights Files Lawsuit Amid the Georgia Public Defender Council’s Refusal to Comply with Open Records Act

On June 5, as part of the Southern Center for Human Rights’ (SCHR) investigation into the Georgia Public Defender Council’s (GPDC) persistent failure to provide lawyers for accused people who cannot afford them, SCHR and Caplan Cobb, LLC, filed a lawsuit under the Georgia Open Records Act against GPDC Director Omotayo Alli due to the agency’s repeated violations of Georgia’s open records laws.