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Private probation civil rights case headed to trial this spring

...first civil rights cases filed against Sentinel Offender Services is headed for trial...McGee was arrested and jailed because Sentinel wanted McGee to pay the company $186...pending civil rights lawsuits filed against Sentinel in late 2012 and early 2013.On Dec...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-15/private-probation-civi
High court denies Sentinel request for appeal; 13 lawsuits to proceed to trial

...denied a motion for reconsideration filed by Sentinel Offender Services.Sentinel attempted again to convince the state's highest...Thirteen civil rights lawsuits were filed against Sentinel, a for-profit private probation company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-11/high-court-denies-sent
Plaintiffs counter Sentinel's plea for state Supreme Court to reconsider recent ruling

Plaintiffs in the civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel Offender Services have fired off a counterattack to Sentinel's plea to the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider.Sentinel argued last week that the Supreme Court's Nov. 24 ruling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-10/plaintiffs-counter-sen
Sentinel files appeal for reconsideration of justices' unanimous decision in 13 lawsuits

...the for-profit private probation firm Sentinel Offender Services filed a motion Thursday...appeals of 13 civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel.In a 41-page opinion released Nov...Specifically, the Supreme Court ruled Sentinel's contract to provide misdemeanor probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-04/sentinel-files-appeal-
Richmond County State Court Judge issues order freeing some from jail in wake of recent Sentinel Offender Services ruling

...filed against private probation firm Sentinel Offender Services has brought changes...said judges, the sheriff's office and Sentinel employees are pulling out probation cases...Mantooth (locked up for not paying Sentinel $103, which he did not owe) or Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/richmond-county-state-
Toxic chemicals climb food chain

BREMERTON, Wash. - As top predators in the food chain, killer whales are "general sentinels of ecosystem health" -and things are not looking so good at the moment, a toxicologist said. Peter Ross, of the Canadian Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/24/tec_308784.shtml
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Commission to hear Sentinel contract renewal pitch

...Georgia Supreme Court, State Court Judge Richard Slaby returns to an Augusta Commission committee Monday to seek renewal of Sentinel Offender Services' annual contract.The state's high court last month heard oral arguments in the 13 Augusta-based cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-12/commission-hear-sentinel
Busy session for Georgia Legislature begins Monday

...firms. In Richmond County, State Court Chief Judge Richard Sla by said in November that judges, the sheriff's office and Sentinel employees are pulling out probation cases that must be closed and rescinding arrest warrants in any case in which the original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-10/busy-session-georgia-leg
State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

...nearly 15 years ago, companies such as Sentinel Offender Services have secured lucrative...haven't been without problems, and Sentinel and local government practices prompted...the State Court in its effort to have Sentinel's contract renewed by the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/state-court-judge-urge
Athletic director Barry Alvarez to coach Badgers in bowl game

...in preparation for its semifinal matchup against Oregon on Jan. 1, a Florida State spokesperson confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel.Oklahoma's Sam Bradford and Alabama's Mark Ingram are recent examples of past winners who declined to attend the ceremony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-11/athletic-director-barry-a