Key Highlight: Georgia Supreme Court ruled that lifetime GPS monitoring violates the Fourth Amendment.

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Every year on Mother’s Day, the National Bail Out pays to get Black Mamas out of jail. One of their biggest programs is in Atlanta, but the organization is active in more than a dozen sites across the country. The collective has maintained strong opposition to pretrial electronic monitoring.

Pretrial/EM and the Law

Legislation-Georgia law states that a person can be sent to prison for five years for tampering with their electronic monitor.


EM use in immigration soars in Atlanta.

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