Justice Dept. to Investigate Georgia Prisons

The Human and Civil Rights Coalition of Georgia learned today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has opened an investigation into the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC).  The investigation will focus on CRIPA (Civil Rights of Institutionalized Person...
(OPINION) Adding Heap to Parole Board is Step Backwards

(OPINION) Adding Heap to Parole Board is Step Backwards

Atlanta, GA – On February 5th of this year, Governor Brian Kemp swore in Meg Heap as a member of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. According to the Board’s website, individuals are sentenced to prison for the purposes of “punishment, incapacitation,...