ACLU of Georgia

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RECENT CASES

Geter V Baldwin State Prison

In this federal class action, the ACLU is 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 people who are deaf or hard of hearing who are on probation or parole.

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Koeppel v Valencia

The ACLU, ACLU of Georgia, ACLU of Florida, and ACLU of Alabama filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals asking whether public universities can punish adult students for otherwise protected speech.

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State v. Eckartz

The ACLU of Georgia filed a motion on behalf of Charles “Skip” Eckartz, a 63-year-old disabled Vietnam veteran, to waive the nearly $9,000 in fines and fees of his probation. Mr. Eckartz and his wife survive on a fixed monthly income of $966, which comes from Social Security and VA disability benefits.

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