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

...not weigh in on pending litigation was ignored by the state court judges.On March 18, Long asked the Judicial Qualification Commission to issue an advisory opinion on whether it is a violation of the Code of Judicial Conduct for a judge to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-24/augusta-attorney-fires
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
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
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-
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
Georgia judge under investigation

...allegedly pre-signing warrants for law enforcement officials.District Attorney Bert Poston said the Judicial Qualification Commission is investigating Chief Magistrate Bryant Cochran of Murray County over the accusations. Public defender...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-08-11/georgia-judge-under-in
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
Across Georgia

...judge because of his handling of a recent hate-crime case in Atlanta. Sen. Vincent Fort told the state Judicial Qualification Commission that Judge Marvin Arrington caused pain for the family of two assault victims when he mentioned in open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/02/met_387673.shtml
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Ga. judge used fear, intimidation, critics say

...Williams keeps her state pension and law license but is banned from being a judge under her deal with the Judicial Qualification Commission, the state agency that disciplines judges.Williams, 65, didn't return telephone messages left at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-29/ga-judge-used-fear-intimidat
Across Georgia

...has accused Fulton County Superior Court Judge Marvin Arrington of wielding a bat while on the bench. The Judicial Qualification Commission is investigating the Sept. 29 incident. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported the incident occurred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/23/met_14702.shtml
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