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Articles by Ryan Primerano

Georgia: Civil Rights Law Firm Demands Return of Fines Illegally Collected by State Court Judge

On August 8, 2013, the Southern Center for Human Rights sent a letter to the governing authority for Grady County, Georgia, demanding the return of illegal “administrative costs” charged to criminal defendants convicted in the Grady County State Court.

In Georgia, “state courts” are courts of limited jurisdiction that handle, ...