Criminal Justice

This journalism has been created by students who are covering issues in criminal justice as part of the Multiplatform Newsroom: Projects capstone courses at the Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communications.

Somebody Call 9-1-1: How it All Works

Strict procedure and technological innovation has allowed 9-1-1 centers, like those in Athens-Clarke-County, to ...

Athens-Clarke County to End Cash Bail, So What are the Alternatives?

According to Mayor Kelly Girtz, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission plan to take ...

Life After Sexual Assault: Finding Ways To Cope With Trauma

Just a little over one year ago, someone sexually assaulted Katie Camp. In the ...

An Inside Look at Addiction Recovery Stigma

“What’s right with you?” That’s the first thing people hear when they go to ...

Forensic Medical Exams: A Look Into the ‘Rape Kit’

A forensic medical exam (FME) is an examination offered to survivors of sexual assault ...

How Authorities are Trying to Fix Local Student Misconduct Problems

Student misconduct and discipline measures remain upfront concerns for the Clarke County School District. ...

Favor House: A Mission Against Addiction, Recidivism

Rev. Dr. Charles McDonald was very quick to tell me that Favor House Ministries ...

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Reviewing the Immense Power of Prosecutors

The official who holds the most power in the criminal justice system may not ...

Students line up for free merchandise during last year’s Ramsey Palooza event at the University of Georgia Ramsey Student Center in Athens, Georgia on November 8, 2018. “The first event I attended was because I heard they had free T-shirts and other free stuff so I started going,” UGA sophomore Claire Ajuebor said. “If you throw in something free it’s cool because it’s something I can keep, it reminds me of the event and everything like that.” (Photo Courtesy/UGA Recreational Sports)

Popularity of Substance-Free Activities at UGA Continues to Grow

Students at the University of Georgia are starting to push back against the alcohol-infused ...

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