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Reinaldo Rivera | The Augusta Chronicle

...a motion asking the judge to dismiss Reinaldo Rivera's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. An order by the Georgia Supreme Court to conduct a mental evaluation of serial killer Reinaldo Rivera is under review. The demolition of the 89-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/reinaldo-rivera
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel Offender Services have fired off a counterattack to Sentinel's plea to the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider. The demolition of the 89-year-old Cauley-Wheeler building on the Lucy C. Laney High...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel Offender Services have fired off a counterattack to Sentinel's plea to the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-sheriffs-office
State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

...tolling" of misdemeanor sentences, something the Georgia Supreme Court recently ruled was illegal.Since Georgia allowed...money long after their sentences had expired.The Georgia Supreme Court last month determined that although privatized probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/state-court-judge-urge
Plaintiffs counter Sentinel's plea for state Supreme Court to reconsider recent ruling

...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 ? which ended the practice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-10/plaintiffs-counter-sen
South Georgia private probation service violated rules

...Smith did not respond to a message to call the Times-Union.Some of the findings are in line with a recent Georgia Supreme Court decision that said private probation companies cannot put fee collections on hold - a practice called tolling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/ga-private-probation-s
Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...the case, said the original trial lawyer very effectively represented Holsey.Holsey's lawyers asked both the Georgia Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the execution, arguing that he is intellectually disabled. The U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-09/man-executed-killing-g
High court denies Sentinel request for appeal; 13 lawsuits to proceed to trial

In a unanimous decision released Thursday, the Georgia Supreme Court denied a motion for reconsideration filed by Sentinel Offender Services.Sentinel attempted again to convince the state's highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-11/high-court-denies-sent
Georgia Supreme Court decision on probation causes cancellation of warrants

ATLANTA - A Georgia Supreme Court decision is leading to the cancellation of tens of thousands...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Thursday.The Georgia Supreme Court ruled last week that state law doesn't allow for misdemeanor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-04/georgia-supreme-court-decisio
A bombshell ruling

It's not a landmark ruling, but it comes close.This week's Georgia Supreme Court decision to uphold the constitutionality of the state's private-probation industry also deemed it illegal for those companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-28/bombshell-ruling