Tue., July 12, 2011 4:07pm
The Southern Center for Human Rights is suing the Georgia Department of Corrections over alleged inmate abuse.
Tue., March 22, 2011 2:02pm
Lawyers for six parents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state. The plaintiffs are in jail and can’t pay child support. The suit...
Mon., January 24, 2011 4:28pm
Execution of Emmanuel Hammond will go forward. Defense attorney's say Georgia Department of Corrections bought lethal injection drugs from...
Mon., September 20, 2010 3:26pm
A superior court judge has released an Augusta area woman from the state’s sex offender registry. It’s because of changes to Georgia’s tough sex...
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.
Fri., July 9, 2010 3:28pm
Poor people accused of crimes in northeast Georgia can be provided lawyers within 24 hours. The order comes from a superior court judge in Augusta.
Tue., June 8, 2010 4:20pm
A bill changing Georgia’s controversial sex offender law was signed by Governor Sonny Perdue last month with little fanfare.
Sat., April 10, 2010 12:12am
Indigent defense is one of the outstanding issues that remain in the state
Tue., March 2, 2010 5:21pm
A judge in Elberton will hear whether poor people in the state are getting
Sat., February 6, 2010 10:55am
A judge heard arguments Friday in a case over whether the state has failed