Mon., October 21, 2013 8:42am
The state that was the first to pass a law prohibiting the execution of mentally disabled death row inmates is revisiting a requirement for...
Thu., April 4, 2013 12:30pm
A group that focuses on fighting human rights violations against inmates has sued the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, saying...
Mon., November 5, 2012 10:00am
Georgia's highest court will consider Monday whether prison officials violated state administrative procedures by failing to hold public...
Tue., July 3, 2012 5:42pm
The commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections has scheduled an execution for a man convicted in the 1990 killing of a fellow inmate....
Fri., February 3, 2012 3:41pm
A new report finds Georgia's prisoners are getting older. Tough sentencing reforms in the 1990's put many behind bars for life. Medical...
Wed., November 23, 2011 8:18am
State officials said illegal cell phones inside the Telfair State Prison were the cause of a large fight Monday night that led to three inmates being...
Tue., November 22, 2011 8:12am
Authorities said two of the dormitories at Telfair State Prison in south Georgia were on lockdown after a large fight Monday night. Three inmates...
Wed., October 5, 2011 2:28pm
Allegations of conflicts of interest have prompted an investigation into Georgia Department of Corrections contracts.
Sun., September 18, 2011 8:13pm
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles Monday will hear from supporters and opponents of Troy Davis' execution. The state is set to put the...
Tue., July 12, 2011 3:07pm
The Southern Center for Human Rights is suing the Georgia Department of Corrections over alleged inmate abuse.