Juliette Clement

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18-Year-Old on Probation Is Arrested in Altadena for Robbery

An 18-year-old man already on probation for robbery is facing possible additional charges after sheriff's detectives serving a search warrant in …

2 Greenwich Residents Face Probation of Violation Charges

Two Greenwich residents were arrested over the weekend on a charge of violation of probation.<p>According to Greenwich Police reports, the arrests stem …

Probation officials concede failures in GPS tracking of felons

Los Angeles County probation officials Tuesday conceded widespread failures in their electronic monitoring of felons, in which probation deputies were deluged with meaningless alerts while offenders went untracked for days and weeks at a time.<p>"This is a blueprint of how not to implement a GPS …

Los Angeles

Thrown in jail for being poor: the booming for-profit probation industry

In January 2013, Clifford Hayes, a homeless man suffering from lupus and looking for a night off the streets, walked into the sheriff’s office in Augusta, Georgia. It was a standard visit: he needed police clearance, a requirement of many homeless shelters, to stay overnight at the Salvation …

Tito Ortiz Avoids Jail Time, Sentenced to 36 Months Probation in DUI Case

Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz changed his not guilty plea to a no contest in order to avoid jail time in his DUI case in Los Angeles, California, today.<p>TMZ had the exclusive earlier this afternoon:<p>"Ortiz -- who initially plead NOT GUILTY to DUI -- agreed to change his plea to no contest, …

Probation employee told supervisor 'this is bad stuff'

By Andy Metzger<p>State House News Service<p>BOSTON --The questions were "standard," answers were compared against an "answer key," but according to a …

Probation Department attorney testifying in federal fraud trial links agency employees to state Rep. Thomas Petrolati

BOSTON - An attorney for the Massachusetts Probation Department testified on Tuesday in U.S. District Court to the close relationship between …

I am on federal probation. Is it legal for me to bring counsel with me when speaking to the probation officer? For example, my probation officer keeps asking me if I have been committing any crimes lately. If I say no, I will get arrested for lying to probation officer and if I say yes, I will get arrested for probation violation. What should I do?

It is always permissible to bring counsel with you when being questioned by a government agent. Remember you have a 5th amendment right not to …

Probation

Prisons governors ordered to cut costs by £149m a year

Prison governors have been ordered to cut the cost of holding inmates in England's bulging jails by £149m a year, as part of a radical programme designed to slash the costs of incarceration by £2,200 a year per prison place.<p>Detailed plans have been outlined by Michael Spurr, the chief executive of …

Dramatic Improvements Suggested for Juvenile Probation Camp

The call for improvement came as the Board of Supervisors moved to accelerate construction of a $48 million probation camp.<p>Los Angeles County can …

As I step down as inspector of probation, the same problems remain

The offender management model has really failed to deliver.<p>This was demonstrated in a report I published, jointly with HM Inspectorate of Prisons, in my last week as chief inspector of probation. It looked at the work undertaken by prisons to challenge prisoners' behaviour and attitudes.<p>The …

Parole And Technology: Prison Breakthrough

IN MONTY PYTHON'S "Life of Brian", the Jerusalem crowd picks wrongdoers for Pontius Pilate to release according to whether their names begin with "r", since they find it amusing that the Roman governor cannot pronounce that letter. ("Welease Woger!"). Two thousand years later, America aims to …

Parole

Prisons turn to computer algorithms for deciding who to parole

Prison parole boards are turning from intuition to computer assessments as states look to cut costs at correctional facilities, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. At least 15 states have begun requiring some type of risk assessment tool to help parole boards judge whether or not an inmate should be …

don't have any violation if i were to get a violation is there county time or prison

There's no way to tell you for sure. Sometimes an agreement can be made for no jail or just some local time. In cases of more egregious violations, …

U.S. Federal Courts

“More African American men are in prison or jail,...

“More African American men are in prison or jail, on probation or parole than were enslaved in 1850, before the Civil War began.”<p>— <b>Michelle Alexander</b> …

O.J. Simpson paroled on some charges, but will remain in Nevada prison

O.J. Simpson has been granted parole on some charges stemming from his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery convictions involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room.<p>But the order doesn't mean Simpson will be released any time soon.<p>The Nevada Board of Parole …

O.J. Simpson

Probation Ordered for Man Who Duped Elderly Arlington Heights Couple

A 25-year-old Mount Prospect has been ordered to serve 24 months of probation after collecting $4,300 from an elderly Arlington Heights couple last …

The Private Probation Problem Is Worse Than Anyone Thought

A new Human Rights Watch report reveals the extent of the damage done by private probation companies and highlights the ways in which public officials have enabled the practice.<p>Two weeks ago, here at <i>The Atlantic</i>, I wrote about how the private probation industry in Georgia has morphed the justice …

Ryan Wyngarden given life without parole for cold case double murder

OTTAWA COUNTY (WKZO) -- The convicted killer in a cold case double murder that took a quarter century to bring to trial in Ottawa County has been …

Parole And Technology: Prison Breakthrough

Big data can help states decide whom to release from prison<p>IN MONTY PYTHON’S “Life of Brian”, the Jerusalem crowd picks wrongdoers for Pontius Pilate …

Probation Officer Convicted on Child Porn Charges

Police said Coventry man and probation officer bought 75 child porn DVDs in 22 orders from a web site raided by investigators in 2011. A jury …

Legal aid cuts: solicitors and probation officers begin mass walkouts

Criminal solicitors and probation officers have begun 48 hours of industrial action in protest against cuts to legal aid and the privatising of offender rehabilitation services.<p>The combined demonstration against Ministry of Justice policies is aimed at bringing the criminal justice system in …

Chris Brown admits probation violation, gets more jail time

Chris Brown on Friday admitted a probation violation over an altercation last year outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., and was sentenced to remain …

Police and crime commissioner system on probation after missteps, say MPs

The behaviour of some elected police and crime commissioners, who have hired "crony" deputies and sacked chief constables, has fallen far short of public expectations of the new elected office, an inquiry by MPs has concluded.<p>The Commons home affairs select committee inquiry into the 41 elected …