AJC Article on Expunging Bad Criminal Histories

Georgians are finally ready to have a tough conversation about our criminal justice system. In his inaugural address, Gov. Nathan Deal noted that one in 13 Georgians is under correctional control (more than double the national average) at a cost to Georgia taxpayers of $3 million a day. And recently, an unprecedented show of support from all three branches of state government surrounded the introduction of a bill to create a bipartisan Special Council on Criminal Justice to make recommendations for reform.  Click here to read the full article.