Policy and Research Papers

GJP & Criminal Records

posted on March 14th, 2019  |  Read more

When it comes to record restriction, Georgia is behind. Criminal records create lifetime barriers under Georgia’s narrow expungement law. Unlike most other states, almost all convictions in Georgia stay on your record for life. Only certain misdemeanors an individual was … Continue reading

Justice Day 2017!

posted on January 31st, 2017  |  Read more

On February 2, 2017, Georgia Justice Project came together with thirteen other organizations, directly impacted individuals, and concerned citizens to promote criminal justice reform in our state.  We had 275 people participants, representing 44 senate districts and 80 representative districts across Georgia.  … Continue reading

2015 Policy Forum Report

posted on March 17th, 2016  |  Read more

Georgia Justice Project held its second annual policy forum at Georgia-Pacific on November 17, 2015.  Sponsored by The Charles Koch Foundation, the forum gathered members of the business community, policymakers and other interested stakeholders to discuss ideas, opportunities and challenges … Continue reading