ACLU of Georgia

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RECENT CASES

Cook v. Cobb County BOE / Crowell et al v. Cobb County BOE

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU of Georgia), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and Dechert LLP filed a lawsuit today seeking emergency relief so that hundreds of Cobb County absentee voters will have enough time to cast their votes, after county officials failed to send the ballots in violation of Georgia law.

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Sistersong v. Georgia

Georgia physicians, reproductive health care providers, and advocates filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Fulton County bringing a state constitutional challenge against H.B. 481, a law banning abortion at approximately six weeks of pregnancy — just two weeks after a person’s first missed period and before many people even know they are pregnant.

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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. v Raffensperger

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Georgia, and WilmerHale filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Sixth District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and an individual Georgia voter challenging newly drawn district lines for the General Assembly on the grounds that they violate Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

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