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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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Too Much Doubt to Execute: Remembering Troy Davis, 10 Years Later

Too Much Doubt to Execute by Sara J. Totonchi Originally published on September 26, 2011…

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Department of Justice Announces Sweeping Investigation into Georgia Prisons

​​Today, the United States Department of Justice announced a sweeping investigation of Georgia prisons. ln…

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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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Media Roundup

As the delta variant spreads, The Marshall Project continues to track shifting visitation policies at…

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SCHR Sends Second Warning Letter to Lee Arrendale State Prison Over Unconstitutional and Inhumane Conditions

Last week, SCHR sent a second warning letter to Lee Arrendale State Prison Warden Murray…

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People in Prison Need Informed Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Over 2500 incarcerated people have died from COVID-19 since last March, when prisons and jails…

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SCHR Sends Warning Letter to Lee Arrendale State Prison

On Friday, SCHR sent a letter to Warden Murray Tatum of Lee Arrendale State Prison…

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Decorated Veteran At Risk of Being Re-incarcerated Due to Parole Board’s Claimed Error

Sergeant Jerry Lett is a decorated veteran, former firefighter, and dedicated father who has led…

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ACTION ALERT: STOP HB 289

Last night, House Bill 289, which now includes the anti-protest and anti-defund language from Senate Bill 171, was placed on the…

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ACTION ALERTS: Legislative Day 39 and Day 40 (Sine Die)

The following bills are expected to receive a vote on one of the final days…

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ACTION ALERT: Protect Cashless Bail

Once again, and with only 3 legislative days left, cashless bail is under attack at…

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