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Open Records Request to Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

The ACLU of Georgia sent the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office an open records request regarding conditions at its Adult Detention Center. The ACLU of Georgia has now replied to the Cobb County Sheriff’s response to its open records request regarding conditions at its Adult Detention Center.

November 19, 2019

Letter to Roswell Police Department

The ACLU of Georgia, Georgia Justice Project, and Atlanta Legal Aid Society sent a letter to the Roswell Police Department urging it to revise its criminal history screening policy to comply with the federal Fair Housing Act. 

November 6, 2019

Cobb et al v. Georgia Department of Community Supervision et al

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking an injunction directing the Georgia Department of Community Supervision to immediately provide qualified American Sign Language interpreters, auxiliary aids and services, and reasonable modifications to deaf and hard of hearing individuals on

September 11, 2019

Letter to DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, on behalf of the New Georgia Project and the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda, wrote a letter warning the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections that it may have violated the

August 20, 2019

Sutton v. McCoy

On July 10, 2019, the ACLU of Georgia and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC filed a lawsuit against a landlord for evicting Victoria Sutton, who is white, because she invited an African-American family to her home. According to the lawsuit, the landlord told Ms.
July 15, 2019

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