Sat., July 26, 2014 3:55am (EDT)

  • Fri., May 10, 2013 9:00am
    The state Department of Corrections has agreed to give the Southern Center for Human Rights 1,000 pages of documents after the group sued during...
  • Thu., April 4, 2013 1:30pm
    A group that focuses on fighting human rights violations against inmates has sued the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, saying...
  • Sun., March 31, 2013 2:00pm
    A former Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court and the leaders of a public defender's training center are being honored by the Southern...
  • Wed., July 25, 2012 6:42pm
    Three south Georgia judges have asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit against them. The lawsuit was filed last month in Albany by the Southern...
  • Tue., July 10, 2012 1:48pm
    Judges across Georgia are closing courtrooms to the public, citing reasons like lack of space and security concerns. But it’s against the law to do...
  • Thu., June 21, 2012 3:13pm
    Southern Center for Human Rights announced it is suing three Georgia judges and two local sheriffs. It says the barred some defendant's loved...
  • Mon., February 20, 2012 7:40am
    Four Georgia prisoners who allege they were brutally beaten by their corrections officers in the Hays State Prison in Trion have reached a settlement...
  • Wed., January 4, 2012 7:34pm
    Thousands of parents jailed for child support debt could join a lawsuit claiming, Georgia locks people up for being poor. The case involves parents...
  • Fri., December 16, 2011 6:15pm
    The Southern Center for Human Rights says a settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit involving appeals by indigent Georgia defendants....
  • Tue., October 4, 2011 1:04pm
    Marcus Ray Johnson was set to be executed Wednesday for a murder in 1994. Albany Superior Court Judge scedules a new hearing for February 2012. New...