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Clayton County Sheriff Continues to Deny 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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PRESS RELEASES

Judge Grants Injunction to Halt Solitary Confinement

Today, United States District Court Judge William M. Ray, II issued a preliminary injunction ordering the Sheriff of Fulton County to take immediate steps to remedy unconstitutional conditions and solitary confinement for women at the South Fulton Jail in Union City.

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