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Transgender Woman’s lawsuit sought to hold Georgia prison officials liable for failing to protect her from sexual assault, denying care January 19, 2023, Macon, GA – In response to Ms. Diamond’s...

CCR in the News

January 25, 2023

CCR in the News

...“Ashley Diamond has decided that a lengthy trial and the trauma of recounting her abuse and neglect by the Georgia Department of Corrections would be detrimental to her recovery," her lawyers at the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center said in a news release...
January 25, 2023

CCR in the News

...The trial was set to begin Thursday in federal court in Macon, but Diamond instead decided to dismiss the lawsuit. “Ashley Diamond has decided that a lengthy trial and the trauma of recounting her abuse and neglect by the Georgia Department of Corrections would be detrimental to her recovery,”...
January 25, 2023

CCR in the News

... However, while groups like the Louis Brandeis Center continue to pressure the federal government to embrace pro-Israel policies, there are a number of activists fighting to protect free speech. In August 2022, seventeen civil rights organizations (including Palestine Legal, Adalah Justice...
January 25, 2023

CCR in the News

...For the second lawsuit, Diamond teamed up with the Center for Constitutional Rights and is seeking damages. The trial is expected to begin in Macon on January 19. Diamond’s second trial comes at a time when states around the country have introduced legislation barring certain behaviors and...
January 25, 2023

CCR in the News

...In November, Adalah and the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the American ambassador to Israel, Thomas Nides, demanding the immediate cancellation of this plan. Adalah and the center requested a meeting with them to share our...

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