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Georgia's Criminal Justice Overhaul Demonstrates Widespread Positive Effects

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.30.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

In the last five years, Georgia has been successful in making badly needed, sweeping changes to its criminal justice system under the direction of Republican Governor Nathan Deal.

Lila Shapiro

State Accused Of Sentencing Transgender Woman To 'Torture'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Georgia's prison officials will have to explain themselves in court if they continue to refuse hormone therapy to transgender inmates, warns a letter ...

John Rudolf

'Mass Chaos' Seen In Georgia Prisons As Brutality Probe Deepens

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime

The investigator was soft-spoken, but relentless. "Look at me and tell me that you were not in that gymnasium," said Trebor Randle, a Georgia Burea...

State Budget Battles Converge on Prison Labor Force

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Prison isn't just about doing hard time. For many, it's about working full-time, too. These days, state governments seem ready to squeeze their captive workforces to plug budget gaps on the cheap.