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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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Press Release: Southern Center for Human Rights to Hold Public Community Safety and Police Violence Town Halls

(Atlanta, GA) — The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR), a non-profit public interest law…

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Southern Prisons Coalition Submits New Report to United Nations

Last week, the Southern Prisons Coalition, a group of civil and human rights organizations of…

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Fox 5 Highlights Understaffing in Georgia Prison System

Disturbing video footage taken by a person living at Ware State Prison shows the deceased…

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Community Safety and Police Violence: Summer 2022 Town Halls

This summer, the Southern Center for Human Rights will be convening conversations around policing, violence,…

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Atlanta Police Department’s Quota System Harms Us All

By Abby Cook, Southern Center for Human Rights Microsoft Fellow On April 11, 2022, CBS46…

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In Honor of Trans Kids, and Kids and Adults Everywhere Who Long for a More Just World

By SCHR Impact Litigation Director Christina Wilson Remlin I have been thinking about trans kids…

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