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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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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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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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