Internal Report Details Severely Malnourished Detainees at Atlanta-Area Jail
The facility’s medical provider described people with mental illness wasting away in a unit overrun by an outbreak of lice and scabies.
How Prison Abolitionists Are Meeting The Moment
The COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide protests over police brutality are strengthening the case against mass incarceration, advocates argue.
In Rare Motion, Atlanta’s D.A. Reversed Tough-On-Crime Stance
The office of Paul Howard supported early release for a woman convicted of armed robbery. But a judge and advocates questioned the move since thousands of others don’t get that consideration.
Atlanta Bail Reform Is Leaving Behind Homeless and Mentally Ill People
A number of people spent multiple days at the Atlanta City Detention Center for low-level offenses, including for driving while using a cell phone and for walking in the roadway.