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Hiring Announcement – Policy Director

Georgia Justice Project (GJP) is seeking a Policy Director.  Following two recent policy successes – SB 288, which expanded expungement of convictions and SB 105, which allows individuals on probation to terminate their sentence after three years if certain criteria … Continue reading

2022 Fellowship Announcement

 Georgia Justice Project (www.GJP.org) seeks applications from third-year law students or recent law school graduates for sponsorship of a Skadden, Equal Justice Works, or other public-interest fellowship set to begin in the fall of 2022. Organization:Georgia Justice Project (GJP) is … Continue reading

SB 105 Signed into Georgia Law!

An innovative probation reform bill (SB 105) was signed into law yesterday by Governor Kemp, with the goal of reducing the number of Georgians serving lengthy probation sentences. SB 105 – introduced by Senator Brian Strickland (R-McDonough), carried in the … Continue reading

Meet Our Corporate Partners!

Announcing our Champion, Advocate, and Protector level corporate partners for 2021! The role of corporations in philanthropy has never been more important. While donations are still a key part of supporting the work of Georgia Justice Project, we understand that … Continue reading

SB 105 Passed Judicial Committee!

GREAT NEWS!  SB 105, the probation reform bill that GJP drafted, PASSED the Senate Judiciary Committee!    1 in 18 Georgians are under community supervision (probation and parole) compared to 1 in 58 nationally.  The average probation sentence in Georgia is … Continue reading