Thu., December 20, 2012 3:53pm
A judge is considering whether to block Georgia's new law that bans abortions after 20 weeks from taking effect January 1. The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a lawsuit on behalf of three obstetricians challenging the law's constitutionality.
Mon., December 3, 2012 6:00am
A state branch of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court challenging Georgia's regulations banning pre-viability abortions.
Thu., September 13, 2012 6:50pm
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia on behalf of the Ku Klux Klan, which had tried unsuccessfully to join the state's Adopt-a-Highway program.
Fri., July 6, 2012 4:01pm
University System of Georgia officials say, President Obama’s immigration order in June won’t change anything for undocumented students now barred from the state’s top colleges. But some immigration attorneys disagree.
Wed., June 27, 2012 8:52am
The American Civil Liberties Union will help the Ku Klux Klan in its bid to join Georgia's highway cleanup program as a legal fight looms. ACLU of Georgia Executive Director Debbie Seagraves tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the civil rights group will assist the Klan in its battle with the state. The International Keystone Knights of the KKK applied to join the "Adopt-A-Highway" program along part of Route 515 in the north Georgia mountains.
Mon., June 11, 2012 4:14pm
The Ku Klux Klan wants to “adopt” a stretch of highway in North Georgia to clean up litter. The Georgia Department of Transportation is deciding whether to grant the controversial group’s application amid concerns about freedom of speech.
Wed., May 16, 2012 3:56pm
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia released a new report documenting what it calls sub-standard conditions at the state’s four, federal immigration detention facilities.
Mon., June 27, 2011 3:08pm
A federal judge on Monday blocked parts of Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge is resolved.
Mon., June 20, 2011 1:01pm
A federal judge heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge has been resolved, but said he would not make an immediate ruling.
Mon., June 20, 2011 12:01am
A federal judge could decide as early as today whether he will grant a temporary injunction of Georgia’s new immigration law. Judge Thomas Thrash will hold a hearing in Atlanta on a motion by the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups to block the law from going into effect on July 1.