Our impact in the courtroom has generated:

  • Legal victories in the areas of religious freedom, LGBTQ rights, and immigrants' rights
  • 9 active and pending impact litigation cases
  • 171 open records requests and demand letters, reaching every county in Georgia
  • 232 investigations
  • 17,960 pro bono hours
  • 3,219 requests for legal assistance over the past year
  • Our work is accomplished with the help of:
    • 62 law clerks from our nation's top law schools
    • 86 cooperating attorneys from local, national, and international law firms, our national office and partner organizations
    • 41 volunteers, interns, and pro bono paralegals
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Alisha Coleman v. Bobby Dodd Institute

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Georgia and co-counsel Buckley Beal LLP filed a brief in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that their client, Alisha Coleman, was subjected to unlawful workplace discrimination when she was fired for experiencing a heavy period, a symp
August 17, 2017 Reproductive Freedom & Women's Rights

Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital

On April 10, 2017 the ACLU of Georgia and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act clearly prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.  The brief, filed with the U.S.
April 11, 2017 LGBTQ Equality

Victory: Handy v. Fitzgerald

On April 19, 2017 the ACLU of Georgia filed a motion to dismiss its suit, after the Georgia Department of Public Health reversed course and issued a birth certificate to ACLU clients Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk with the name they designated for their daughter. 

March 23, 2017

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