22 November 2021
GACDL’s letter to Senator Richard Durbin (Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary) and Senator Charles Grassley (Ranking Member) regarding the Judicial nominations of Victoria Calvert and Sarah Geraghty to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Read the letters HERE.
29 September 2021
GACDL strongly opposes mandatory Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) for Georgia Lawyers and opposes any requirement for public disclosure of a State Bar of Georgia member’s PLI status.
Read GACDL’s letter to members of the State Bar of Georgia’s Board of Governors HERE.
4 March 2021
As criminal jury trials resume, GACDL asks Chief Justice Harold D. Melton to prioritize cases with speedy trial demands and cases where the person who is accused is being held in jail. Read the letter HERE.
2 February 2021
GACDL joins the Southern Poverty Law Center and other regional, state, and local organizations working in Georgia in asking the Atlanta ICE Field Offices to comply with the new enforcement priorities announced by the Biden administration. Read the letter HERE.
28 June 2020
GACDL stands with our Public Defenders and asks Governor Kemp to exercise his constitutionally provided line item veto power to strike line 3624 from HB 793 to ensure funding for the constitutionally significant work of the Georgia Public Defender Council. Read the letter HERE.
21 June 2020
GACDL stands with our Public Defenders and hopes to help with their budget cuts. GACDL's 2020 President, Lawrence Zimmerman, penned a letter to the Appropriation chairmen regarding proposed cuts to GPDC and the Appellate Division. Read the letter HERE.