Tue., November 23, 2010 3:45pm
Georgia's highest court has ruled that a criminal defendent has a right to an interpreter at trial if he or she doesn't speak good English. The 5-to-4 decision came in the case of a Mandarin speaker convicted of cruelty to children. Annie Ling will get a new trial because she doesn't speak English well and her lawyer didn't secure an interpreter.
Sat., October 9, 2010 4:04am
One of Atlanta's most popular tourist destinations is marking a major milestone this weekend. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is commemorating its 30th anniversary on Sunday with a community celebration that is free and open to the public.
Mon., August 30, 2010 5:23pm
Albany State University is honoring students who were permanently expelled from the school in the early 1960s because of their participation in the civil rights movement. The university will issue a formal apology and present honorary degrees to the students as part of a yearlong celebration.
Mon., August 23, 2010 6:35pm
Two Cobb County police officers are facing a federal civil rights lawsuit. They are accused of arresting and beating of an unarmed Latino man. They were allegedly operating under a program that allows local officers to enforce federal immigration law.
Mon., July 26, 2010 8:26am
The Southern Center for Human Rights is starting the Damon Lee Project in hopes of making the criminal justice system more transparent.
Thu., July 1, 2010 8:40am
A federal judge is forcing Georgia to make changes in its mental health care system.
Wed., June 30, 2010 2:38pm
Major League Baseball has named Atlanta its next host for the game’s annual tribute to Civil Rights.
Mon., June 7, 2010 12:00am
A study of hundreds of cases reveals "widespread" exclusion of blacks from juries in the South.
Tue., April 20, 2010 9:14pm
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference has had their bank accounts fr
Wed., April 7, 2010 4:44pm
Two dozen civil rights activists rallied at the state capitol today for fai