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Assistant Federal Defender

The Federal Defender of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc., (FDMDGA) has an opening for an Assistant Federal Defender in its Macon, GA office. This office handles trial level cases before the United States Magistrate and District Courts within the […]

Assistant Public Defender

We are looking for passionate and dedicated attorneys to handle all the duties involved in managing indigent defense matters in the Municipal Court of Atlanta. Our primary areas of practice are misdemeanor, traffic, and city ordinances. The office also has an […]

Death Penalty Investigator

The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) invites applications for a Death Penalty Investigator to join its Capital Litigation Unit (CLU). About SCHR SCHR is working for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system in […]

Death Penalty Investigator

About SCHR SCHR is working for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system in the Deep South. SCHR fights for a world free from mass incarceration, the death penalty, the criminalization of poverty, and racial […]

Human Rights Investigator

About SCHR The Southern Center for Human Rights is working for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system in the Deep South. SCHR fights for a world free from mass incarceration, the death penalty, the […]

Letter to Atlanta Mayor

Letter relating to the removal of a chief public defender.

Letter to Houston County, GA, Board of Commissioners

Letter relating to the termination of a chief public defender who raised ethical concerns about workloads.

McElrath v. Georgia:  Double Jeopardy bars retrial after acquittal even if verdict is inconsistent with other verdicts

Double jeopardy bars retrial after a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity even if that verdict is inconsistent with other verdicts in the case, the U.S. Supreme Court held February 21, in McElrath v. Georgia.             Damian McElrath, […]