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2nd May 2015Success of Georgia probation reforms depends on changes from the bench
21st April 2015
Atlanta, GA- A settlement reached in a class action challenging the denial of counsel in the Cordele Judicial Circuit will result in significant improvements in the legal representation provided to poor children and adults in the four counties of
13th April 2015
ALBANY, GEORGIA –The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) filed Edwards v.
23rd March 2015
ATLANTA – This week, the Southern Center for Human Rights and Lambda Legal, along with Atlanta based attorneys Daniel J. Grossman and Albert Wan, filed a second motion for civil contempt against the City of Atlanta in Calhoun, et al v.
Federal Court Gives Preliminary Approval to Settlement Returning Money to Persons Who Paid Unauthorized Administrative Costs in Grady County State Court19th March 2015
ALBANY, GEORGIA – Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia gave its preliminary approval to a settlement in Jones v. Grady County, et al., 1:13-CV-156-WLS (M.D.
17th March 2015
ATLANTA – Today, lawyers from the Southern Center for Human Rights and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Boyd Green against Whitfield County law enforcement officers
14th March 2015
The U.S. Justice Department on Friday stepped into ongoing litigation to express concern about legal representation for juveniles in a South Georgia judicial circuit.
13th March 2015
2nd March 2015
Thank you so much to each and every one of you who raised your voices in opposition to the sub to HB 328.
1st March 2015
Just 12 years ago, Georgia’s indigent defense system was a national embarrassment. Defendants languished in jails for months at a time without ever seeing a lawyer.