Thu., March 19, 2015 3:01pm
County Settles Suit Alleging Court Practices Targeted Poor
DeKalb County has agreed to policy changes that aim to protect the rights of people who can't afford to make fine and fee payments required for traffic violations and other misdemeanor offenses.
Thu., July 31, 2014 12:10pm
ACLU calls Georgia Immigration Enforcement Overzealous
The American Civil Liberties Union in Georgia is taking aim at state and federal immigration enforcement laws that it says tear apart immigrant families and unnecessarily tie up local police.
Tue., December 25, 2012 5:00am
Abortion Law Blocked Temporarily
A state judge has temporarily suspended a Georgia law banning abortions for women who are beyond 20 weeks pregnant.
Thu., December 20, 2012 4:03am
Court Hears Abortion Law Challenge
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia last month filed a lawsuit to block Georgia’s new abortion law, which is to take effect Jan. 1. A judge is scheduled to hear arguments in the case Thursday. The law bans abortions after 20 weeks.
Mon., December 3, 2012 1:00am
ACLU Sues Over GA Abortion Law
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.
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