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Help Us Protect Bail Reform in Atlanta!

In the midst of spiking COVID-19 cases, a looming housing crisis, and a volatile national…

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Bail Reform in Atlanta is Under Threat: Action Needed TODAY

In response to a reported increase in “street racing” in the city of Atlanta, City…

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Curtis Flowers’ Legal Team to be Honored by SCHR

On Wednesday, November 11, the Southern Center for Human Rights will host our 24th Annual…

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Statement on Abuses Occurring at Irwin County Detention Center

Dawn Wooten, a whistleblowing nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center, reported last month that a doctor at the facility performed involuntary hysterectomies and other sterilization…

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CARES Act Relief and Incarcerated People: What You Need To Know

UPDATE: The IRS has now been ordered to extend the deadline for paper filers to…

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Rest in Power, Mrs. Mozel Anderson

Rest in Power, Mama Mozel. We are deeply saddened to share that our client Mrs….

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Civil Rights Attorneys Sue to Protect Protesters’ First Amendment Rights

Yesterday, the Southern Center for Human Rights, Law Offices of Gerry Weber, LLC, Dreyer Sterling,…

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Take Action: Tell the City of Atlanta to #DropTheCharges

While city officials across the country have made the decision to drop criminal charges for…

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SCHR Responds to Clayton County Sheriff’s Continued Denial of COVID-19 Outbreak at Clayton County Jail

Yesterday, SCHR and co-counsel filed a reply brief in Jones v. Hill, a lawsuit brought…

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Civil Rights Organizations Demand Alabama Department of Corrections End Unconstitutional COVID-19 Quarantine

Yesterday, SCHR, along with ACLU of Alabama, Alabama Appleseed, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under…

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SCHR Calls on U.S. Department of Justice to Intervene as Georgia Prisons Descend into COVID-19-Related Chaos

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, conditions in Georgia prisons have deteriorated to the point of…

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Black Philanthropy Month 2020: Mawuli Davis on Looking Forward and Giving Back

This year’s theme for Black Philanthropy Month is “Foresight 20/20.” SCHR explored this theme with…

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