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Georgia Supreme Court OKs private probation

...months.The court also found that, while Sentinel Offender Services has a valid contract...They objected to extra fees charged by Sentinel for the electronic bracelets they had...to counties for misdemeanors in 2000.Sentinel is the largest probation company operating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-24/georgia-supreme-court-
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
Augusta Commission to review deal with Sentinel probation company

...contract differs from prior contracts with Sentinel Offender Services because it takes into...of civil rights lawsuits filed against Sentinel in Richmond and Columbia counties. The...before awarding a contract, but the Sentinel agreement currently on the table does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-20/augusta-commission-rev
Twisted justice?

...with embattled private probation firm Sentinel Offender Services.Their 9-0 vote...services that we were receiving" from Sentinel.We'd like to be as sanguine as the...least as practiced in Richmond County.Sentinel has been accused of wrongfully locking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-09/twisted-justice
Council of State Court Judges violated code of conduct, commission says

...the appeal of lawsuits filed against Sentinel Offender Services.In an opinion released...series of civil lawsuits filed against Sentinel, a private, for-profit corporation...behalf of the 122 council members, the Sentinel lawsuits could undermine and impede the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-03/council-state-court-ju
Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...Richmond and Columbia counties against Sentinel Offender Services.The litigation begun...ordinance violation cases.Craig found that Sentinel could not seek the arrest of anyone whose...probation term had expired, nor could Sentinel charge a probationer for such services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
Parking, probation proposals advance through commission committee

...state audit into the new contract with Sentinel Offender Services, which went before...I incorporated their suggestions."Sentinel's practices are the subject of 13 civil...probationers jailed for failing to pay Sentinel's fees and without a hearing before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/parking-probation-proposals-a
Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

...offenders. Popplewell also wrote to Deal recommending Stone for the judgeship.Deal vetoed the bill, and lawsuits filed against Sentinel Of fender Services citing the firm's jailing of offenders for nonpayment of supervision fees are pending in the Georgia Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-29/stone-evans-ro
Jameis Winston's autographs being investigated

...conduct violations, according to ESPN.com. John Clune, an attorney representing Winston's accuser, told the Orlando Sentinel a third party is expected to hear the case.Following that news, Winston had arguably his game of the season against Syracuse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-13/jameis-winstons-autograph
Michaux: Georgia seniors can complete rare sweep of Florida

...holding the hammer."I won't say save my job, but it would certainly help our situation," Muschamp told The Orlando Sentinel. "I'm not going to put everything on one game, but it's obviously a huge game for us."With true freshman Treon Harris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-10-28/georgia-seniors-can