ACLU of Georgia

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Sistersong v. Kemp

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Georgia, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit today challenging a new Georgia law banning abortion care as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant. This law would practically eliminate abortion care in the state and impose an unconstitutional ban on abortion.

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Torres-Soto v. Barr

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Georgia, and Southern Poverty Law Center filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s cash bail system that discriminates against people held in Georgia immigration prisons based on their financial status.

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Mobley v The State

The American Civil Liberties Union, along with the ACLU of Georgia and digital privacy expert Riana Pfefferkorn, appeared as a friend-of-the-court in the case to argue for warrant protections for the sensitive data cars are increasingly collecting on drivers and their passengers.

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Rubin v. Young

The ACLU of Georgia filed a lawsuit against the State Capitol Police for ordering two citizens to remove buttons expressing opposition to HB 481, the proposed abortion ban, in violation of their First Amendment right to wear expressive clothing.

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Georgia Shift v. Gwinnett County

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.

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Allen v AT&T Mobility Services, LLC

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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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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Georgia Muslim Voter Project v. Kemp

On behalf of the Georgia Muslim Voter Project, the ACLU of Georgia filed a lawsuit demanding that the Secretary of State and all county registrars provide due process for Georgia voters whose absentee ballots or applications were thrown out due to an alleged mismatch of signatures.

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