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 the agency is in violation of the state's open records law.
Wed., January 23, 2013 1:00pm
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced two inmates at Hays State Prison in Trion have been charged in the death of a 31-year-old prisoner. He was the third to die at the close security facility in just under a month.
Tue., December 25, 2012 5:00am
The Fulton County jail has partnered with Emory University to help inmates who have been deemed incompetent to stand trial.
Fri., June 22, 2012 5:31pm
State officials are working to increase the number of prison inmates who have access to skills training and remedial high school coursework. The goal is to train prisoners for jobs so they don’t re-offend.
Thu., October 6, 2011 12:55pm
New jail policy limits inmate mail to postcards. Authorities say inmates at the Troup County Jail can no longer receive enveloped letters from loved ones.
Wed., February 24, 2010 12:39pm
Georgia's struggling public defender system must provide attorneys to handl
Fri., September 4, 2009 4:37pm
For up to eight months, about 300 defendants waiting for trial in Northeast