Tue., March 29, 2011 2:04pm
Two new reports are casting doubt on the effectiveness of drug courts. Governor Nathan Deal wants more drug courts in Georgia. He says, they reduce costs by keeping non-violent offenders out of prison. But the reports suggest that that isn't always the case.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:38am
Members of the House were busy on Wednesday handling bills before the midnight deadline. The bills included, among others, airline tax breaks and health care.
Wed., February 16, 2011 1:57pm
Chief Justice Carol Hunstein says it's time for Georgia to reform its tough criminal sentences. In her annual State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the state Legislature on Wednesday, Hunstein said many inmates clogging Georgia's prisons "are a greater threat to themselves than to society."