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Augusta attorney reaches out to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder regarding lawsuits against Sentinel

...wrote to Georgia's Judicial Qualifications Commission again this month after...July, Long asked the Judicial Qualifications Commission to issue an opinion...18, Long asked the Judicial Qualification Commission to issue an advisory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/augusta-attorney-fires
Twisted justice?

...play the role of middleman ? and borderline spokesman ? in those contract discussions.Indeed, the Judicial Qualifications Commission ruled earlier this year that the state court overstepped its bounds when it filed a Supreme Court brief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-09/twisted-justice
Sentinel files appeal for reconsideration of justices' unanimous decision in 13 lawsuits

...the other side of the civil lawsuits, the plaintiffs' lead attorney, John "Jack" Long, wrote to the Judicial Qualification Commission on Thursday asking the state's judiciary disciplinary board to weigh in on the issue of electronic monitoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-04/sentinel-files-appeal-
State Court Judges' Council chooses to ignore ethical opinion to stay out of pending litigation

...the cases. This comes one week after the Judicial Qualifications Commission released its opinion that no judge or judicial...Leah Ward Sears ? forwarded a copy of the Judicial Qualifications Commission's opinion to Georgia Supreme Court Justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/state-court-judges-cou
Council of State Court Judges wades into legal battle over private probation companies

...is making Georgia a state that encourages 'debtors prisons.' "Long complained about the briefs to the Judicial Qualification Commission and asked it to weigh in on whether the State Court council crossed an ethical boundary.The president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-03/council-state-court-ju
Former Georgia judge accused of framing woman

...in August 2012, soon after the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission had opened an ethics investigation into...She was a "critical witness" in the Judicial Qualifications Commission's investigation into Cochran, the director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-14/former-georgia-judge-a
Council of State Court Judges violated code of conduct, commission says

...appeal of lawsuits filed against Sentinel Offender Services.In an opinion released Tuesday, the state's Judicial Qualification Commission said no judge or judicial organization should file an amicus curiae brief in a pending case in any court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-03/council-state-court-ju
Across Georgia

...accused of pre-signing warrants for law enforcement officials.District Attorney Bert Poston said the Judicial Qualification Commission is investigating Chief Mag is trate Bryant Cochran of Murray County.Police must explain to a judge why...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-11/across-georgia
Ethics probe forces out Ga. judge

...Georgia Supreme Court revealed that Kenneth O. Nix announced he would retire in October after the state Judicial Qualifications Commission signaled it would investigate allegations of misconduct. Nix announced his decision in August amid accusations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-10/ethics-probe-forces-out-ga-j
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Special prosecutor may handle probe of Ga. judge

...being investigated for judicial misconduct.The state Attorney General's Office wants to examine the Judicial Qualification Commission's evidence that Williams lied to its investigators, and violated her oath of office, both of which are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-23/special-prosecutor-may-handl