Tue., February 19, 2013 7:57pm
An overhaul of Georgia's juvenile justice system has cleared its first legislative hurdle. The proposal is intended to place nonviolent youth offenders into community based programs that treat root causes of crimes rather than putting them behind bars.
Thu., March 1, 2012 8:16am
Republican Rep. Wendell Willard of Sandy Springs said Wednesday the goal was to move Georgia's code into conformity with federal standards and focus on treatment juvenile offenders in their communities, not incarcerating them. The overhaul bill passed 172-0.
Tue., May 3, 2011 3:28pm
Georgia’s evidence code is getting a rewrite. The governor signed a bill Tuesday that updates how and what evidence can be introduced in court.
Tue., December 8, 2009 3:27pm
The house Republican caucus will be meeting Friday to discuss leadership ch