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Criminal Records CLE – Dec. 11th, 2020

posted on November 17th, 2020  |  Read more

Georgia recently passed two bills that significantly expand criminal record clearing options for individuals who were convicted – SB 288 and SB 435. GJP took the lead in advocating for and drafting SB 288, which becomes effective January 1, 2021, … Continue reading

Governor Kemp Signs Bipartisan Second Chance Bill

posted on August 12th, 2020  |  Read more

ATLANTA, August 6th, 2020 – Governor Kemp has signed legislation that will provide a process for rehabilitated Georgians to move beyond their criminal history by restricting and sealing certain conviction records – a process most states call expungement.  SB 288 … Continue reading

Job Announcement – Criminal Defense Attorney

posted on July 10th, 2020  |  Read more

We are expanding our team! Georgia Justice Project (GJP) is seeking a Criminal Defense Attorney passionate about our mission. Job Title: Criminal Defense Attorney Reports to: Senior Staff Attorney Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt ABOUT US GJP … Continue reading

SB 288 Passes House and Senate!

posted on June 26th, 2020  |  Read more

ATLANTA, June 26, 2020 – It’s not often that legislative efforts receive unanimous support and that advocacy groups from across the political spectrum agree on a policy goal. But this week SB 288, an effort lead by Georgia Justice Project … Continue reading