Private Probation

High court rules in probation case


ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision Monday concluding that it is legal for local courts to contract with... Read more

Court probation deal before city panel


The Augusta Commission is to vote Tuesday on extending a contract with the private probation company that is ground zero for a legal... Read more

Parking, probation proposals advance

A downtown parking meter program and a private probation company under review by the Georgia Supreme Court got the go-ahead Monday from an Augusta... Read more

State judge pitching Sentinel renewal to Commission

While civil suits against the private probation firm are pending before the Georgia Supreme Court, State Court Judge Richard Slaby returns to an... Read more

State high court asks questions in Sentinel case


Georgia Supreme Court justices peppered both sides with questions Monday during the oral arguments in the legal battle over private... Read more

Private probation lawsuits reach high court


On Monday, the controversy over private probation firms will belong to the Georgia Supreme Court.

The justices will hear oral... Read more

State Court Judges' Council chooses to ignore ethical opinion...


The judicial disciplinary commission’s opinion that no judge should voice his opinion in any pending litigation has failed to... Read more

Judges violated code of conduct, commission says


The Council of State Court Judges overstepped ethical boundaries when it voiced an opinion on how the Georgia Supreme Court should... Read more

Guest Column: Many reforms are under way in private probation industry


A recent audit of the state’s private probation industry found much to criticize while ignoring the many benefits the industry... Read more



Judge tosses probation suit


A federal lawsuit challenging the legality of a contract between a south Georgia county and a private probation company has been... Read more

Another probation company hit with civil rights suit

Another private probation company with contracts in Georgia has been... Read more

Sentinel lawsuit to stay in Richmond County


Sentinel Offender Services’ defense motion to move at least one of the civil rights lawsuits it faces to Columbia County for trial... Read more