Two weeks after eligibility was expanded, Georgia Dept. of Corrections will begin vaccinating everyone in their custody. More than 1,500 incarcerated people were vaccinated in phase 1A, but starting next week, GDC will begin receiving 2,000 doses a week. https://t.co/ywA8CVMFKx
At trial, the prosecution told the jury they don't even "have to be 51% sure" to convict, and the defense also failed to call expert medical witnesses.
The GA Supreme Court overturned their convictions due to ineffective assistance of counsel last year. https://t.co/QWfwCjUNEu
The GA Senate passed a trio of bills compensating 3 wrongly convicted soldiers for the 25 years they spent in prison for a murder they didn't commit: $1M each, doled out 20 over years–only a third of what they would have made if they'd been able to retire. https://t.co/JUFLOnkRwD
HB 255, which ensures cases involving sexual assault evidence move forward and perpetrators are held accountable by creating a tracking system of rape kits from initial collection to receipt, storage and analysis, is headed to the governor's desk. #gapol https://t.co/zKrO50s1DC
Georgia banned the execution of people with intellectual disabilities in 1988, and yet only 1 of 379 death penalty defendants have been successful in that defense. Lawyers for Rodney Young say the state’s burden of proof "makes it all but impossible." https://t.co/6q16ecZIhq