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Author: Hannah Riley

Uncontained Outbreaks of Lice, Scabies Leave People at Fulton Jail Dangerously Malnourished

Press Release – for Immediate Release Media Contact: Hannah Riley; [email protected], 470-867-7530 (Atlanta, GA) –…

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When Constitutional Rights Don’t Apply: Understanding the Prison Litigation Reform Act

We’re excited to announce the second class in our Movement Law School for Journalists series!…

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SCHR, ACLU, ACLU of Georgia Send Letter With Proposed Changes to Jail Lease to Mayor Dickens, City Council

This morning, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, and…

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New Report Offers Recommendations For Decarcerating Rural Jails

A new report by the Vera Institute of Justice shows that unnecessarily punitive responses to probation violations,…

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Kelley Henry, Rolanda Holman, and Andrew Hundley to be Honored by the Southern Center for Human Rights

On Thursday, November 10th, the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR), one of the nation’s…

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Statement from SCHR on former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill’s Convictions

For years, former Sheriff Victor Hill terrorized the people in his custody. The stories that have…

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Statement from Communities Over Cages Alliance Regarding Mounting Deaths at the Fulton County Jail

On October 19, 2022, yet another detained person died in the Fulton County Jail. According…

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(Un)Covering the Criminal Legal System

The criminal legal system is as sprawling and confusing as it is opaque. Understanding the…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Coalition of Human Rights Organizations and Community Advocates Form New Court Watching Project 

WHAT: A press conference to announce the creation of Justice Watch Georgia, a new court-watching…

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Statement from Christina Wilson Remlin on In-Custody Deaths

Senator Ossoff opened the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing on uncounted deaths in prisons and…

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Press Release: Communities Over Cages Alliance Denounces Passage of Legislation to Lease City Jail to Fulton County

The legislation represents a step back for Atlanta, expands the city’s jailing business, and reverses…

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Media Advisory: Southern Center for Human Rights Opposes Dickens Administration Jail Lease Legislation

WHO: Attorneys and advocates from the Southern Center for Human Rights, a non-profit public interest…

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