ACLU of Georgia

Legal Actions


Maree v Blakeley

The ACLU of Georgia and David B. Shanies Law Office filed a lawsuit on behalf of Sheba Maree and Jeff Spiva – surviving parents of Jenna Mitchell, formerly known as Caleb Mitchell – against the Georgia Department of Corrections for violating Jenna’s rights under the American with Disabilities Act and Rehabilitation Act.

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Sutton v. McCoy

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.

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Letter to Randolph County Board of Elections to Reject Proposal to Close 75% of Polling Locations

The ACLU of Georgia sent a letter to the Randolph County Board of Elections and Registration demanding it reject the proposal to close seven out of nine – more than 75% – polling places on the eve of the November elections in a county that is predominantly African American. The Randolph County proposal is discriminatory, unjustifiable, and violates the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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