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Southern Center for Human Rights Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols

From Atlanta to Memphis, from Dr. King’s place of birth to his place of death,…

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Southern Center for Human Rights Statement on the Killing of Manuel Terán

Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, otherwise known as Tortugita, should be alive today.  On Wednesday, January…

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2023-2024 Georgia Legislative Session Begins

The Georgia General Assembly began the 2023-2024 legislative session on Monday, January 9, with more…

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Metro Atlanta Jails Remain in Crisis

As much of the country underwent a dangerous, abnormally cold snap in late December, residents…

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The 2022 Year in Review

Learn more about SCHR’s ongoing work to fight for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system.

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“Physically, Visually Breaking Down”

The humanitarian crisis at Fulton County jail goes much further than people sleeping on the…

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Community Safety and Police Violence Town Halls Continue November 16 in Zone One

After weeks of protests in 2020, promises for change, and general unrest over the past…

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Uncontained Outbreaks of Lice, Scabies Leave People at Fulton Jail Dangerously Malnourished

Press Release – for Immediate Release Media Contact: Hannah Riley; [email protected], 470-867-7530 (Atlanta, GA) –…

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When Constitutional Rights Don’t Apply: Understanding the Prison Litigation Reform Act

We’re excited to announce the second class in our Movement Law School for Journalists series!…

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SCHR, ACLU, ACLU of Georgia Send Letter With Proposed Changes to Jail Lease to Mayor Dickens, City Council

This morning, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, and…

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