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Media Roundup

There’s a lot in the news right now. Some highlighted stories, from the last week:…

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After 43 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment, Johnny Gates Walks Free

We are overjoyed to share that on Friday, May 15, after 43 long years of…

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Coalition Demands Urgent Meeting with Georgia’s Governor; Urges Local Action to Save Lives

The Georgia Coalition 2 Save Lives, which the Southern Center for Human Rights is proud…

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Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, SCHR Sends Letters to Department of Juvenile Justice; Judges

In the letter to the Department of Juvenile Justice, SCHR urges DJJ to adopt a…

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Puerto Ricans Win Right to Transfer Their Driver’s Licenses in Georgia

Kenneth Cabán Gonzalez, a U.S. citizen born and raised in Puerto Rico, can finally transfer…

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A Quarterly Update from the SCHR Ambassadors

SCHR In the News Earlier this week, SCHR and co-counsel at the Georgia Innocence Project…

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Georgia Fails to Adhere to Federal Standards for Granting Drivers Licenses to Puerto Ricans

Georgia DDS Retains Government Documents from Puerto Rico, Detains Applicants Presenting the Documents and Fails…

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An Ode to Black Women Capital Defense Attorneys

By Terrica Ganzy, SCHR Deputy Director Elaine Jones was counsel of record in Furman v….

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The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing: 55 Years Later

Inside the church, a teacher screamed, “Lie on the floor! Lie on the floor!” Rafters…

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Remembering our Friend and Hero, Lewis Sinclair

Ten years ago today, the world lost a true luminary. A dear friend of the…

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