Expungement of Criminal Records – Lawyers in the Library Series What Expungement means in Georgia? Can my criminal history be Expunged? New Initiatives Where do I start the Expungement process? When: Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm Location: West … Continue reading
Please join Georgia Justice Project for its 2015 Grass Roots Justice Awards on April 29, 2015 at Greystone Hall in Piedmont Park at 6:00 PM. Each year at its annual Grass Roots Justice Awards, Georgia Justice Project honors extraordinary individuals … Continue reading
Victory! Georgia becomes the first state in the South to “ban the box” on state employment applications.
Today Georgia joined thirteen states to become the first in the South to enact the fair hiring policy known as “ban the box.” This policy, signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal through an executive order, postpones questions about a job applicant’s criminal … Continue reading
Congratulations to GJP’s Board Member, Phil Holladay – Partner at King & Spalding, for receiving the Justice Robert Benham Awards for Community Service from the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism on Tuesday, February 17th. … Continue reading
Article in Washington Post – “Millions of ex-cons still can’t get jobs. Here’s how the White House could help fix that”
“Automatically I’m having to make a moral decision,” Walker says. “Am I gonna lie? Or tell the truth?” Walker came clean. She got an interview — but at the end, she says, the interviewer shook her hand and placed her … Continue reading
2014 Policy Forum Report (January 12, 2015)