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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 Christina Wilson Remlin I have been thinking about trans kids throughout this Pride month,…

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Justice for Danyel Smith

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

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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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Post-Session Wrap-Up: Final 2022 Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly adjourned sine die on Monday, April 4, ending the 2021-2022 legislative…

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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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DOJ Seeks Transparency from the GA Dept. of Corrections

In September 2020, SCHR implored the United States Department of Justice to intervene as Georgia prisons descended…

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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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Action Alert: Stop SB 504!

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

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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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Ask House Judiciary Non-Civil Members to protect the right to protest and vote NO on SB 171.

Tell the members of the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee that this attack on fundamental constitutional rights is not welcome in Georgia.

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