ACLU of Georgia

Legal Actions


Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski

The ACLU and its Florida and Georgia affiliates joined civil-rights organizations that span the ideological spectrum—Americans for Prosperity Foundation, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, and the Institute for Justice—in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that a claim for nominal damages means that a case is not moot merely because prospective injunctive relief is not available or necessary.

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Hoevver v Carraway

Correctional officers threatened Mr. Hoever with extreme violence in retaliation for his filing of grievances about their physical threats and abuse. A jury found that Mr. Hoever’s First Amendment rights were violated seven times but only provided $1 as compensation for the abuse of his rights.

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Bostock v. Clayton County

On June 6, 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Georgia, and Kuck Immigration Partners LLC took legal action to restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections to DREAMer Jessica Colotl.

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