Sun., September 18, 2011 9:13pm
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles Monday will hear from supporters and opponents of Troy Davis' execution. The state is set to put the condemned prisoner to death on Wednesday for the 1989 fatal shooting of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. A UGA Law School professor says, there's too much doubt in Davis' case to carry out an irreversible sentence.
Fri., May 20, 2011 4:16pm
Georgia will switch to a new drug for prisoner executions after federal regulators seized its stockpile of sodium thiopental, a sedative used in the three-drug combination for lethal injections. The Department of Corrections plans to use pentobarbital instead.
Tue., February 1, 2011 4:48pm
Gov. Deal is pushing more alternative programs for non-violent drug offenders. It's a way to deal with the state's staggering prison budget. Several judges around the state already run alternative sentencing programs. One lesson they say Deal can learn from their experience is to find the money to pay for the best treatment available.
Fri., June 25, 2010 5:05pm
The number of Georgia Prisoners has gone up as money for locking them up is going down.
Fri., March 5, 2010 9:54am
The Georgia Department of Corrections is closing its 700-bed Bostick State
Thu., January 7, 2010 2:34pm
Family members say Georgia death row inmates are trying to organize a hunge
Thu., November 19, 2009 8:33pm
The state is having a hard time finding housing for former inmates with spe