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Author: Page Dukes

Justice for Danyel Smith

Danyel Smith was blamed for the death of his infant son in 2002, based on…

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SCHR Executive Director Terrica Ganzy Reflects on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation to the US Supreme Court

My grandmother, Birdie Lee Walker, along with her sister Matilda Schoby and their cousin Ernest…

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Action Alert: Stop SB 504!

SB 504, a bill that will make our communities less safe, will be voted on…

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Media Roundup: SCHR in the News

Settlement in Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Cartersville Police Over Wrongful Arrests  “This type of guilt-by-association…

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Action Alert- Tell the House Public Safety Committee STOP SB 504

SB 504 would require judges to impose cash bail for every felony offense, even as those accused are entitled to the presumption of innocence.

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New Year, New Leadership at SCHR

We are excited to share that longtime SCHR attorney Atteeyah Hollie will now serve as the…

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Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly met last week for Legislative Days 12-15 and will reconvene this…

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Palmer Singleton, Rest in Power.

With heavy hearts, we share the sad news that former SCHR attorney Palmer Singleton passed…

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Home for the Holidays!

This holiday season, SCHR is overjoyed to celebrate several of our clients’ homecomings. Welcome home…

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Photojournalist Jailed During Last Year’s Protests Sues City of Atlanta and APD

On June 1, 2020, during ongoing protests for Black lives in the wake of the…

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Thursday, Sept 23: GA House Committee Hearing on Crisis in GA Prisons

On Tuesday, September 14, the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division announced a sweeping…

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