Georgia Supreme Court reinstates statewide six-week abortion ban

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The Supreme Court of Georgia Wednesday reinstated the state’s six-week abortion ban after a lower court found the 2019 act unconstitutional on November 15. Wade was applicable because it was still the governing law at the time the LIFE Act was passed in Georgia.

Former Georgia state deputies arrested and charged for beating inmate

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Three former Georgia Sheriff’s Deputies who were employed in Camden County, Georgia Tuesday were arrested for their involvement in the September beating of a Black man detained at the Camden County Detention Center.

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US Supreme Court vacates stay of injunction blocking Georgia election law

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The plaintiffs assert that Georgia’s method of electing commissioners to the state’s Public Service Commission, which is through at-large, statewide elections, dilutes the votes of black citizens in Georgia.

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Georgia Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to early voting in runoff election

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The Supreme Court of Georgia denied Republicans’ attempt to prevent advance voting in the Georgia Senate run-off election. The petitioners were hoping to prevent early voting and overturn the Superior Court’s decision with their appeal to the Georgia Supreme Court.

European Parliament denies Russian passports in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia

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The decision means that Russian passports will not be accepted if someone requests a visa to enter the EU or when they cross the EU’s external borders, and applies to both Russian occupied Ukrainian regions, and “breakaway” territories in Georgia.

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Georgia judge overturns state’s six-week abortion ban, finding it unconstitutional

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A Georgia state judge Tuesday overturned Georgia’s Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act , also known as the Heartbeat Bill, ruling it unconstitutional from the time it was drafted.

Georgia governor signs controversial education bills

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Georgia Republican governor Brian Kemp Thursday signed a slew of educational bills into law, including controversial legislation to ban “divisive concepts” from classrooms. ” The post Georgia governor signs controversial education bills appeared first on JURIST - News.

Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock Joins Early Voting Lawsuit

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Lawsuits & Litigation early voting Georgia georgia runoff election lawsuit rephael warnock runoff election senate raceWarnock and his allies claim that a state law prohibiting elections immediately after public holidays could disenfranchise thousands of voters.

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ACLU files lawsuit challenging new Georgia legislative maps

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday filed a lawsuit in Georgia, claiming that the state’s newly-drawn state House and Senate districts disadvantage Black voters. ” Six plaintiffs brought the suit against Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

US Eleventh Circuit permits Georgia’s abortion law to begin immediately

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Wednesday held that Georgia’s abortion law can take effect immediately. The Georgia law bans abortions when fetal cardiac activity is detected, as early as six weeks.

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Lawsuit challenges controversial Georgia voting legislation

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The New Georgia Project, Black Voters Matter Fund, and RISE, Inc. filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and several State Election Board officials challenging provisions of SB 202 , a controversial voting bill passed earlier in the day.

Very Former Georgia Deputy Gets Caught Doing A Slavery

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The post Very Former Georgia Deputy Gets Caught Doing A Slavery appeared first on Above the Law. Government Dont Say Gay Florida Georgia Jason DiPrima Sex trafficking Slavery TeachersOf course this was based in Florida.

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Georgia extends mail-in voting deadline for voters who did not receive absentee ballots in error

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A court in Cobb County, Georgia, issued an order Monday to accommodate voters who requested absentee ballots that were never sent. The Georgia ACLU represented voters who had not yet received their absentee ballots in this matter.

Lawsuit: White Georgia Republican Claims Fox News Favored Black Georgia Republican

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The unusual racketeering lawsuit alleges that Fox News gave preferential treatment to a Black contender in the Georgia Republican primary, allowing him extended air time and permitting him to fundraise for his campaign.

US Supreme Court declines to block Senator Lindsey Graham’s testimony in Georgia election investigation

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The US Supreme Court Tuesday released a short, two-paragraph order stating they would not block a subpoena from a Georgia grand jury requiring US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-GA) to testify about his actions in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Graham called Georgia legislators, allegedly trying to convince them to alter their election procedures in ways that would influence the final vote results.

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Georgia must allow early voting in Senate runoff election, lawsuit argues

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The Democratic Party of Georgia, Democratic Senatorial Capaign Committee and Warnock for Georgia Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against the State of Georgia after Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger barred polls from opening for early voting on November 26.

Judge Declares Georgia’s 6-week Abortion Ban Unconstitutional

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Georgia to Pay $2.2m to Family of Transgender Inmate Who Committed Suicide

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Breakaway Georgia region South Ossetia suspends referendum to join Russia

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South Ossetia borders Russia in the northern portion of Georgia. The post Breakaway Georgia region South Ossetia suspends referendum to join Russia appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Georgia grand jury indicts former prosecutor for mishandling Ahmaud Arbery investigation

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A grand jury on Thursday indicted former Georgia prosecutor Jackie Johnson on two charges related to her alleged mishandling of the fatal shooting of 25-year old Ahmaud Arbery. In announcing the indictment, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr stated: .

Georgia sheriff defends himself against civil rights violations charges in federal trial

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Georgia sheriff Victor Hill defended himself Thursday at his US federal trial where he has been charged with violating four detainee’s civil rights. The post Georgia sheriff defends himself against civil rights violations charges in federal trial appeared first on JURIST - News. Uncategorized civil rights violation Domestic Due Process federal Fourteenth Amendment Georgia jail rol - human rights

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Georgia school district approves policy to allow some non-police personnel to carry guns

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Georgia’s Cobb County School District has voted to approve a policy allowing some non-police personnel to carry guns in the school district. The policy was issued under Georgia laws § 16-11-127.1

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Federal appeals court denies Republican lawsuit seeking to limit absentee ballots in Georgia Senate runoffs

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rejected Sunday a lawsuit by the Republican Party that attempted to modify absentee ballot rules ahead of Georgia’s US Senate runoffs.

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Georgia governor signs election bills into law

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed controverial voting restrictions into law Thursday following passage in the senate by a vote of 34-19. The bill also subjects county election management to the State Election Board whose chair will be selected by the Georgia General Assembly.

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“Fulton County judge stops enforcement of Georgia’s abortion ban”

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“Fulton County judge stops enforcement of Georgia’s abortion ban”: Maya T. Prabhu of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this report (subscription may be required for full access) on a ruling that the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia issued today. The post “Fulton County judge stops enforcement of Georgia’s abortion ban” appeared first on How Appealing

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Federal judge blocks exclusion of thousands of Georgia voters before runoff election

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A US federal judge in Georgia Monday granted an emergency motion to block Georgia from excluding 4,185 voters from voting in the Georgia Senate runoff election. The voters were excluded based on findings that they were no longer living in Georgia.

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Georgia parliament adopts new consumer protection law

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Nino lobashvili, Deputy Chair of the EU Integration Committee, in his statement said: This is a very important component of the commitments under the Georgia-EU Association Agreement. The post Georgia parliament adopts new consumer protection law appeared first on JURIST - News.

Georgia Inmates Say Conditions So Bad They’re Not Constitutional

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The prospective class action alleges that Georgia leaves inmates in dilapidated solitary confinement cells for months at a time.

Georgia lawmakers approve bill restricting voting access

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The Georgia House of Representatives approved a bill Monday, HB 531, restricting access to absentee ballots, early voting and ballot drop boxes. These new restrictions follow Joe Biden’s upset win of Georgia in November, as well as the wins of Senators Warnock and Ossof in January. This bill is set to advance to the Georgia Senate, which is also Republican-led. Uncategorized absentee voting domestic elections Georgia voting voting restrictions voting rights

DOJ sues Georgia over new law restricting voting

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday a new lawsuit against the state of Georgia, alleging the state’s new voting law violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Georgia’s new voting law , passed in March 2021, restricts voting in a number of ways.

European Court of Human Rights finds Georgia complicit in violence against LGBT demonstrators

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The European Court of Human Rights Thursday held against Georgia in a case concerning an attack on LGBT protestors in the capital city Tbilisi. The Court under Article 41 (just satisfaction) of the Convention found Georgia liable to pay the applicants a total of 193,500 euros in damages.

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Georgia: Business Relocation To Georgia - GRATA International

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“Georgia Supreme Court orders state’s abortion law back into effect”

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Georgia Supreme Court orders state’s abortion law back into effect”: Maya T. And Kim Bellware of The Washington Post reports that “ Georgia Supreme Court reinstates six-week abortion ban.” ” You can access today’s per curiam order of the Supreme Court of Georgia at this link. The post “Georgia Supreme Court orders state’s abortion law back into effect” appeared first on How Appealing

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“Victor in Supreme Court Bostock Bias Case Settles Georgia Suit”

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“Victor in Supreme Court Bostock Bias Case Settles Georgia Suit”: Chris Marr of Bloomberg Law has this report (subscription required for full access). The post “Victor in Supreme Court Bostock Bias Case Settles Georgia Suit” appeared first on How Appealing

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Georgia’s Six Week Abortion Ban Overturned

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A Fulton County Judge overturned the LIFE Act on Tuesday, a 3-year-old law banning abortion at around six weeks in Georgia, Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern reports. Wade in July, was brought to Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney by The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. The ACLU made the argument that, among other things, the Georgia constitution protects a woman’s right to choose.

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