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 sent a letter to the Clayton County Board of Elections and Registration urging it to reverse its decision to move a polling place to a police station.
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 law when it categorically removed all voters who listed as their residence 444 Sycamore Drive, Decatur, GA 30030.
The Southern Center for Human Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Georgia filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of four people incarcerated at the Clayton County Jail. The named defendants include the Clayton County Sheriff and several subordinates in his office.
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. Sutton the following in a tape-recorded conversation.
On June 28, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Georgia, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on behalf of plaintiffs, including doctors, health care providers, and their patients challenging Georgia’s abortion ban, set to take effect on January 1, 2020.
The ACLU of Georgia, ACLU Voting Rights Project, and Dechert LLP have filed a lawsuit on behalf of Georgia Shift against Gwinnett, Cobb, Fulton, and DeKalb Counties for failing to provide sufficient resources to provide enough polling places, voting machines, and staff to run a proper high-turnout election.