Criminalization of Poverty

Lawsuit Settled as City Agrees to Major Changes

May 8, 2018

Calling the city Recorders Court in Columbus, Georgia “a troubled and dysfunctional institution whose judges and clerks routinely disregard the rights of defendants, including indigent citizens,” the Southern Center for Human Rights, with support from the DKT Liberty Project, sued the mayor of Columbus, the chief judge of the city Recorders Court, and his clerk Read the full article…