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Month: January 2024

Our 2024 Georgia Legislative Priorities

The Southern Center for Human Rights is committed to decriminalizing race and poverty in America’s Deep South and our policy priorities this session reflect that commitment. Read on to learn about our policy priorities, advocacy tools and community advocacy days.


Sheriff Patrick Labat Found In Breach of Settlement Agreement in South Fulton Jail Lawsuit

On Wednesday, January 3, 2024, a federal magistrate judged issued an order declaring Fulton County Sheriff Patrick Labat in “material breach” of our 2022 settlement agreement on behalf of women with serious mental illness suffering under inhumane conditions of solitary confinement.