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Media Roundup

Melissa Lucio’s Execution Halted The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has halted the execution of…

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Press Release: Final Settlement Reached in South Fulton Jail Lawsuit

On April 4th, United States Northern District Judge William M. Ray, II approved the final…

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Media Statement From JN, Resident of the South Fulton Jail

The below is attributable to JN, a plaintiff in Georgia Advocacy Office, et al. v….

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SCHR’s Senior Counsel Confirmed to Federal Bench

Today, we could not be prouder to announce that our colleague and friend Sarah Elisabeth…

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Settlement Reached in Civil Rights Lawsuit Challenging the Mass Arrest of 60+ Partygoers for Less Than an Ounce of Marijuana

Today, we’re happy to announce that a settlement has been reached in Williams v. City of…

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Georgia Moves Closer to Establishing Fair Process for Determining Intellectual Disability in People Facing Death Penalty

In 1986, the state of Georgia executed a Black man with intellectual disability named Jerome…

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Southern Center for Human Rights & Innocence Project File Motion to Reconsider Order Denying Relief to Charles McCrory

In 1985, Charles McCrory was wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife, Julie Bonds, in Andalusia,…

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ACTION ALERT: The Right to Protest is Under Attack in Georgia

Georgians have a proud history of getting in “good trouble” by exercising our rights to…

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Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly met last week for Legislative Days 9-11, and will reconvene this…

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Legislative Update from SCHR

The Georgia General Assembly convened for the 2022 legislative session on Monday, January 10. This…

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Preliminary Settlement Reached to Halt Conditions of Solitary Confinement at South Fulton Jail

On January 18th, United States Northern District Judge William M. Ray, II preliminarily approved the settlement…

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Lawsuit Challenges Inhuman Conditions of Confinement at Georgia State Prison

On September 10th, SCHR and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP filed a lawsuit in federal court…

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