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Ga. 12-year-old pleads guilty to holdup

...The child, who will remain in custody at the Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center, will be sentenced by Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge Patricia Stone at a hearing later.He earlier entered a not guilty plea.The defendant used a shotgun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-16/georgia-12-year-old-pleads-g
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Lack of juvenile appeals draws ACLU's attention

The lack of appeals coming from Richmond County Juvenile Court - only one in the past five years - is attracting attention from the state's American Civil Liberties Union.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/14/met_422120.shtml
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...Savannah youth admitted Friday that he tried to kill a man to avenge an alleged robbery. Jamar Lovett's plea in Chatham County Juvenile Court came as the prosecutor raised the possibility of the case being transferred to Superior Court for prosecution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/02/met_142185.shtml
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...a "retaliation" for an earlier robbery, allegedly by the victim's son, testimony showed. On Monday, Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge LeRoy Burke III scheduled a Friday arraignment for Jamar Lovett on charges of aggravated assault and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/29/met_141533.shtml
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...weapon for protection." The gun was not loaded, and police found no bullets for it, Sgt. Moore said. Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge Pro Tem Michael Love ordered the youngster held pending an arraignment June 4. Group to be advocate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/28/met_130110.shtml
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Expelled boys out on bond

...taking an explosive device to the private school Nov. 15. His companion was released on a $2,500 bond. Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge LeRoy Burke III ruled that neither of the 14-year-olds is a danger to the community. Judge Burke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/01/met_106604.shtml
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Arrest strips judge of duty

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Chatham County Juvenile Court judge has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with drunken driving. Judge Juan Ayala, 58, was returning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/26/met_360685.shtml
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Bill to lock up juveniles longer faces opposition

...nationwide was already on a downturn, and now we are talking about including other offenses," Mr. Shapiro said. Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge John Beam said he would prefer to send delinquents to wilderness programs rather than boot camps and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/08/met_218726.shtml
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Bill offers children's boot camp

...she said. "We have many concerns about putting a 10-year-old in with 16-year-olds," she said. Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge John W. Beam sees the demise of justice tailored for children with the advent of mandatory sentencing...

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