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The Freedom Expungement Project – GJP & GACDL
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In honor of National Celebration of Pro Bono Week, Georgia Justice Project (GJP) and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) would like to recognize the efforts of the GACDL members volunteering to help Georgians move past their criminal record through the Freedom Expungement Project. The Project, which launched in July, has mobilized and trained GACDL members to represent Georgians pro bono on criminal records issues, with the goal of breaking down barriers to jobs, housing, and other opportunities … read more The Freedom Expungement Project – GJP & GACDL

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Meet Our Corporate Partners!
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Announcing our Champion, Advocate, and Protector level corporate partners for 2021-2022! The role of corporations in philanthropy has never been more important. While donations are still a key part of supporting the work of Georgia Justice Project, we understand that companies frequently want to engage their employees in volunteerism, support initiatives with direct community impacts and to utilize their influence to move the needle for systemic change. The Justice in Action Corporate Partnership Program engages corporate donors across varying channels … read more Meet Our Corporate Partners!

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Cobb Second Chance Desk – Now Taking Applications!
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If you have a Cobb County charge on your criminal history, GJP & Cobb County’s Second Chance Desk may be able to help you. Click here to learn more and apply.

11Alive – GJP Partners with Fulton DA to Hold Record Restriction Summit
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This past weekend, GJP partnered with Fulton County District Attorney, Fani Willis, to hold a record restriction (commonly known as “expungement”) event in Fulton County. Georgia’s new expungement law, which went into effect in January of this year and makes misdemeanor and some pardoned felony convictions eligible for record restriction for the first time in Georgia, the need for expungement services is greater than ever before. Events like these help us reach as many Georgians as possible. 11Alive’s Bill Liss, … read more 11Alive – GJP Partners with Fulton DA to Hold Record Restriction Summit

Georgia’s New Law and Early Termination of Your Felony Probation
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Georgia has both the highest number of people on probation and the longest probation sentences – by far. People are often kept on probation long after they have demonstrated they are rehabilitated. To address this issue, Georgia Justice Project (GJP) worked with stakeholders and the legislature to pass SB 105, which was signed into law on May 3, 2021. SB 105 will help individuals who no longer need to be on felony probation move on with their lives. If you … read more Georgia’s New Law and Early Termination of Your Felony Probation


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