Our justice system must reward success | TheHill  The HillWe must focus on how well community supervision achieves rehabilitation, not on maximizing its duration.

California Law School That Sued Over Bar Passage Rule Fails To Comply With It  Above the LawA state-accredited California law school unsuccessfully sued several years ago to try to prevent a bar exam passage rate rule from going into effect. Now that ...

Juneau District Attorney applauds new crime bill  Juneau EmpireThe crime bill passed this year by the Alaska Legislature changed things in a major way for the state's prosecutors, said Angie Kemp, Juneau's district attorney, ...

Former Melvindale police officer suing department, says he was fired for giving info to FBI  Fox 2 DetroitA former Melvindale police sergeant is suing the department for what he says is a wrongful termination. Matthew Furman was fired three months ago after he ...

Fired Phoenix Cop Sentenced to One-Year Probation for Hitting Handcuffed Man  Phoenix New TimesA former Phoenix police officer and ex-union leader who was caught on video slapping a handcuffed suspect was sentenced to one year of probation on Friday.

No prison time for ex-RPD officer Michael Sippel, convicted of assault  RochesterFirstMichael Sippel was found guilty of third degree assault back in May.

Ex-deputy was never arrested for assault on inmate. He won’t serve time in jail, either.  Bradenton HeraldA Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputy fired after he was caught kneeing, punching and stomping an inmate at the jail, LeMond Tyler, won't serve any jail time ...

Probation revoked, former UConn student sent to jail  Journal InquirerA former University of Connecticut student who was granted a court probationary program following his arrest by UConn police on forgery, assault, and ...

Judge terminates father's probation  Greenfield Daily ReporterHANCOCK COUNTY — The Greenfield man who was serving 20 years of probation after the death of his 4-month-old daughter in a hot car in 2012 had his ...

Trucking company owners sentenced for forcing truckers to falsify safety records  CDLLifeTwo trucking company owners were sentenced on Monday in connection with a scheme to keep unsafe trucks on the road by telling their employees not to ...

Judge sends Provo man to jail for domestic violence assault  Daily HeraldAfter pleading guilty to pushing his girlfriend through a wall of drywall and throwing her down the stairs of his home, a Provo man was sentenced to serve ...

Tennessee football's Kenneth George gets probation after guilty plea  Knoxville News SentinelTennessee football's Kenneth George Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes and received probation.

UPDATE: Lanark fireman released after probation violations  Apalachicola TimesAfter the assistant chief of the St. James Lanark Volunteer Fire Department was jailed on two warrants out of Miami Dade County, he has been released and the ...

St. Lucie County felony arrests: Sept. 9, 2019  TCPalmTamesha Tamiria Wilson Williams, 19, West Palm Beach; out-of-county warrants, Palm Beach County, burglary of a structure/conveyance, grand theft, ...

Greek homes serve four-year probations, “not a big deal”  The VolanteFrom the outside looking in, it might appear Greek Life at USD is under probation. In reality, only five out of the 12 chapters on USD are serving probation ...

Whats the latest on felons voting rights?  Apalachicola TimesA. After passage of Amendment 4, our legislature created Florida Statute 98.0751 to specifically address the amendment's implementation for felons having their ...

Appeals court ruling over trooper's termination upsets family of drowned man  KSHBA father whose son drowned after falling off a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat while handcuffed is angry over an appeal court's ruling that overturned the ...

The power of probation | HRD Australia  Human Resources DirectorReduce risk to your business by using the probationary period wisely, Joe Murphy advises.

Persky fired from new job as high school tennis coach  The Daily PostBY SARA TABIN Daily Post Staff Writer. Former Judge Aaron Persky was fired yesterday from his new job as a tennis coach at Lynbrook High School in San ...

Jury sides with fired Peoples Academy teacher in retaliation lawsuit  vtdigger.orgA former Peoples Academy teacher who accused his superintendent of pushing him out the door on trumped-up charges for criticizing her leadership has ...

Former Roanoke church secretary, accused of embezzling $200K, pleads no contest  Roanoke TimesA secretary accused of embezzling nearly $200000 from a southwest Roanoke church used the stolen money, prosecutors say, to cover her monthly bills for ...

Former Broughton Hospital employee charged in patient escape  Morganton News HeraldBLACK MOUNTAIN — A former Broughton Hospital employee was charged after police say she helped a patient escape last month.

COURTHOUSE NEWS  Fcnews.orgCommon Pleas CourtMatthew D'Angelo, Perrysburg, Ohio, vs. Amber M. D'Angelo, Archbold, termination of marriage without children.Stephanie Riege.

Want to work in corrections? New jail management firm looking for employees  Ruidoso NewsCorrectional Solutions Group takes over management Nov. 1, of the Lincoln County Detention Center in Carrizozo.

Decision: Courts Don't Have Inherent Authority to Terminate Probation Early | Decision: Courts Don't Have Inherent Authority to Terminate Probation Early  WisBarMay 16, 2019 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has rejected a probationer's argument that circuit courts have inherent authority to reduce the length of a ...

Rotten apples or a bad barrel? With so many abusive cops, the problem is much bigger than individuals who do wrong  FinalCall.com NewsLOS ANGELES—Mobs of men roaming America in pairs or more have been killing and maiming Blacks and Latinos, raping women and girls, and stealing.

NJ teacher didn't tell district about recent coke, meth arrest  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioA special-education teacher is fighting to save her career after trying to keep her domestic violence and drug arrest a secret. This township's school district ...

Probation officer loses wrongful termination case; He was golfing on the job  The Pennsylvania RecordHARRISBURG – Clarion County was within its rights to fire a Juvenile Probation Officer caught golfing on the job and did not illegally terminate him through ...

A suspension of Antonio Brown would wipe out $29.125 million in guarantees  NBCSports.comIf the Raiders follow through on their reported plan to suspend receiver Antonio Brown, it could end up being extremely expensive for Brown -- and it could give ...

Miss America Organization threatens probation, termination for states against new policies, leadership  PhillyVoice.comMore than a dozen Miss America state officials are facing probation or termination for disagreeing with the organization's new policies and leaders, Gretchen ...

State probation and parole director fired, in latest Corrections shake-up  Insider LouisvilleThe director of the state Division of Probation and Parole was fired on Monday for mishandling an allegation of sexual assault, in yet another personnel ...

Bill Proposes To Overhaul Probation In Pennsylvania  90.5 WESAA bipartisan team of state lawmakers are leading an effort to ease Pennsylvania's probation rules. State Senators Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington County)

Frontline APAC Employment Law Update August 2019  LexologyLegal Updates - Australia. South Australian labour hire licencing legislation – update. In our January 2019 update, we reported that the South Australian (SA) ...

Former Probation Department officials sue retired judge for $2.85 million  The Boston GlobeTwo former top state Probation Department officials who resigned more than eight years ago amid a political patronage hiring scandal have filed a federal civil ...

Former Glendale mayor on probation over alleged mishandling of wrongful termination suit  St. Louis RecordJEFFERSON CITY – Former Glendale Mayor and longtime St. Louis attorney Richard Joseph "Rich" Magee is on probation following a June 4 Missouri Supreme ...

To Safely Cut Incarceration, States Rethink Responses to Supervision Violations  The Pew Charitable TrustsRecent research from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that about 4.5 million people in the United States are on community supervision as of 2016. Probation ...

Daily Sun editor nabbed on theft charge wins early termination of probation  Villages-NewsA top editor at The Villages Daily Sun arrested in May on a theft charge has been granted early termination of his probation.

Sentence revoked for driver who killed Poudre teen, mom in 2017 crash  The ColoradoanA judge revoked probation Thursday for the driver who pleaded guilty to killing a Poudre High School student and his mother in a November 2017 crash north of ...

Second ex-NOPD officer gets probation in attack near Mid-City bar, must pay $5K to victim  NOLA.comThe second former New Orleans Police Department officer arrested in an attack on a Hispanic man outside a Mid-City bar last year entered a no contest plea ...

Rockland probation officers' lawsuit accuses county of chilling speech  The Journal News | LoHud.comRockland probation officers have filed federal civil rights lawsuit against the county, claiming they threatened with retaliation for speaking out.

Kentucky's probation and parole director fired for policy violations  WDRBKentucky's Probation and Parole Director has been fired.

CISO Expectations Are Becoming Impossible to Achieve  Government TechnologyThe multi-year rise in data breaches, ransomware attacks and insider threats has led to a surging global need for cybersecurity leaders to save the day.

Probation, parole reforms considered | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona MirrorDuring a hearing last month before the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee, the American Civil Liberties Union stated that one in every 34 adults in the ...

More firing at Wichita Co. Adult Probation Office following alleged misconduct, sexually inappropriate activity  KFDXWICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL)—KFDX News crew members have confirmed through copies of termination notices more firings in the Wichita County Adult ...

A barefoot Tony Robbins? ‘Barefoot Bandit’ wants off probation early to become a motivational speaker  The Seattle TimesColton Harris-Moore, the now 28-year-old former fugitive who gained notoriety nearly a decade ago as the “Barefoot Bandit,” wants to end his federal probation ...

Probation in Pennsylvania keeps people trapped in the cycle of incarceration | Opinion  PennLive.comPennsylvania's current probation and parole laws set individuals up for failure, not success. Consider the case of Derrell Key. Derrell's story crystallizes the ...

Are Probationary Periods Passé?  shrm.orgUsing a probation period to assess the suitability of new hires is an outdated practice that could prove legally costly for your company, according to experts, ...

Effectively Managing Employees' Probationary Periods  LexologyProbationary periods are frequently provided for in contracts of employment to allow for a trial period in which an employer can evaluate an…

Ex-BigLaw Atty's Insider Trading Partner Can't End Probation  Law360Law360 (July 24, 2019, 3:11 PM EDT) -- A Florida businessman who pled guilty to insider trading last year must continue his three-year probation sentence after ...

State finds termination of Stoughton cop was lawful  Enterprise NewsFormer police officer Kimberlyn Lydon said her termination was wrongful, but the Civil *Service* Commission dismissed her appeal last Friday. STOUGHTON — A ...

Tiger Woods' reckless driving probation terminated one month early  GolfweekTiger Woods is no longer on probation in Florida for the reckless driving guilty plea resulting from his 2017 Memorial Day DUI arrest. The termination of Woods' ...

Extending Probationary Periods For Most Hires Is Not Needed  FedSmith.comThe author says that while extending the probationary period for federal employees is a popular proposal, it is really not needed.

Bill would notify victim if defendant seeks release from probation, parole  The MissoulianA bill heard by a state legislative panel Tuesday would keep prosecutors and victims in the loop if a defendant wants to be released from state supervision.

President of Omaha firefighters union gets probation in misdemeanor assault case  Omaha World-HeraldThe president of the Omaha firefighters union was sentenced Thursday to six months of probation in connection with an assault on a woman at a bar.

Coachella Valley Unified to pay $280K for maternity leave termination  The Desert SunA jury ruled Thursday that a Coachella Valley Unified School District supervisor conspired to fire a newly-hired employee after learning the employee had ...

Documents reveal Bullitt Co. Probation and Parole officer was fired over misconduct  WDRBLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Bullitt County Probation and Parole Officer has been fired for allegations of sexual abuse. Former Officer Ron Tyler is also under ...

Jury acquits Jackson of perjury charge  The Daily AdvanceWednesday, July 10, 2019. HERTFORD — Hertford Mayor Pro Tem Quentin Jackson was found not guilty of perjury Tuesday by a 12-member Superior Court ...

Ex-Waukee schools official Eric Rose accepts plea deal to drop felony misconduct charges  Des Moines RegisterRose was granted a deferred judgment, which means the charges will be dismissed after he completes one year probation, and fined $630.

China Employment Contracts: How to Set the Employment Term  China Law BlogChina employers must have written employment contracts. When drafting a China employment contract, one of the critical issues is always going to be the term ...

Former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood wants federal probation to end early; prosecutors disagree  WJXT News4JAX Former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood is asking a federal judge for an early end to his three-year probation term, a request which federal prosecutors said should ...

Murder suspect was free despite multiple probation violations  Glens Falls Post-StarQUEENSBURY — The Glens Falls man who was charged with murder for the stabbing death of an acquaintance last week remained a free man in recent years ...

Justice Cabinet halts promised raises for probation and parole officers, blaming ‘former leadership’  Insider LouisvilleState probation and parole officers were told the 12 percent salary raises promised last month and supposed to go into effect Saturday were now on hold.

Watchdog condemns Grayling's 'costly' probation changes  The GuardianFailings by the Ministry of Justice in the part-privatisation of probation services have been “extremely costly” for taxpayers, the National Audit Office (NAO) has ...

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie  The Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned ...

Extending probation period is a violation of the UAE labour law  Gulf NewsA worker may be engaged on probation for a period not exceeding six months, the law says.

No prison, 1-year probation for North Miami cop who shot at autistic man with toy  Miami HeraldFormer North Miami Police officer Jonathon Aledda avoided a prison sentence Wednesday in the 2016 shooting of an unarmed black man caring for an autistic ...

Amesbury fire official pleads guilty in OT scam, receives probation  The Daily News of NewburyportSALEM – A former Amesbury Fire Department lieutenant pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to five years of probation for engaging in overtime fraud that ...

Program manager for Multnomah County’s Diane Wade House fired  OregonLiveThe nonprofit Bridges to Change fired O'Nesha Cochran Monday from her job as program manager for the Diane Wade House, a new transitional program for ...

Krone asks for early release from probation  Powell TribuneFormer state lawmaker Sam Krone — on supervised probation for stealing more than $9600 from a local lawyer's group — is asking a judge to let him off ...

New program aims to reduce probation violations  Akron Beacon JournalOn any given day in Summit County, 4000 people are on probation.Every year, these probationers commit more than 2000 offenses — positive drug screens, ...

Pocomoke Co. Police Chief Gets Probation  Afro AmericanBy Stephen Janis and Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO. Despite efforts by prosecutors to elicit jail time for Pocomoke's first black police chief Kelvin Sewell, ...

Laredo councilman granted early termination of probation  Laredo Morning TimesVidal Rodriguez, a Laredo City Council member serving a probationary sentence after being convicted of a misdemeanor charge last year, appeared in court ...

China Employee Offer Letters: Check Yours NOW  China Law BlogChina employers often want to extend an offer letter to their potential new hires to prove they are serious about bringing them on board. Some candidates.

Bexar County prosecutors air concerns over judge’s probation revocation record  The Texas MonitorCurrent and former prosecutors have raised concerns about the iron fist of Bexar County Judge Wayne Christian, who leads all Texas county court-at-law judges ...

Call to set up e-hailing tribunal  The Star OnlineKUALA LUMPUR: The MCA Civil Society Coordination Bureau has called on the government to set up a tribunal to address the complaints of e-hailing drivers as ...

New calling? Convicted doctor wants sentence cut so he can become a monk  WZZM13.comGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A former state lawmaker convicted of health care fraud wants to have his federal sentence shortened so he can become a monk.

Judge Denies End of Sex-Offender Probation For Ex-Matanzas Teacher Who Had Sex With Student  FlaglerLive.comFlagler County Circuit Court Terence Perkins this week denied ex-Matanzas High School teacher James Wolfe's request for an early termination of his probation.

How to Terminate an Employee in Vietnam  Vietnam BriefingVietnam Briefing discusses the key procedures and challenges that foreign investors should be aware of while terminating an employee in Vietnam.

How to Avoid China Employment Law Problems, Part 4: Employee Terminations  China Law BlogAs I wrote in Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this series, now is not the time for employers in China (especially American companies) to be doing anything.

Sheila Sweeney gets probation, fine in Stenger scandal  St. Louis Business JournalSheila Sweeney, the former CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, was sentenced Friday to three years of probation and was ordered to pay ...

Fort Worth Officer Fired for Shooting at Fleeing Felon  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthThe Fort Worth Police Officers Association on Tuesday blasted the termination of an officer for firing her gun at a fleeing felon's car and accused the chief of ...

Court officer terminated for allegedly leaking confidential information  Forsyth County News OnlineAn officer with the Forsyth County Court system has been fired amidst an investigation into whether the officer leaked “confidential” information related to a death ...

Clean Water Act Violation: $50000 Fine for Iowa Farm's Manure Runoff  Drovers MagazineA livestock farm in southeastern Iowa has been fined $50,000 after the owner and an employee plead guilty to charges of violating the Clean Water Act while ...

Former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood's federal probation ends early  WJXT News4JAX A federal judge has granted a request from former state Rep. Reggie Fullwood for an early end to his three-year probation term. Fullwood's sentence on charges ...

Probation terminated for Councilman Vidal Rodriguez  KGNS.tvAccording to court records, Councilman Vidal Rodriguez' probation was set to expire a month from now, but the judge granted the early termination.

Los Angeles attorney faces stayed suspension, probation over allegations in three client matters  Northern California RecordSAN FRANCISCO – Longtime Los Angeles attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan faces probation following a May 16 California Supreme Court order over allegations in ...

Probation Department gets federal grant for pilot program  Daily DemocratThe way a select number of probation cases are handled will change in 2019 thanks to $600,000 in federal funding. The Swift, Certain and Fair Supervision pilot ...

Former staffer sues Rep. Henry Cuellar, saying she was fired because she was pregnant  Roll Call Rep. Henry Cuellar has been sued by a former staffer who says she was fired after telling him she was pregnant. The staffer, who filed a federal lawsuit in the ...

China Employee Probation: All is NOT What it Seems  China Law BlogEmployee probation periods has to be one of the most misunderstood issues in China employment law. Westerners just assume their probationary employees ...

Legal Implications of Probationary Periods  SHRMWhat are the pros and cons of introductory periods for new employees? Author Paul Falcone explores them in this excerpt from the third edition of his book, 101 ...

UPDATE: Former Tucson police officer gets probation, won’t have to register as sex offender  KOLDTUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A former Tucson police officer accused of forcing a woman to perform oral sex to avoid jail has been sentenced in the case.

Pennsylvania lawmakers look to navigate probation reform goals while avoiding negative consequences  The Center SquareProbation reform will affect more than just probationers and officers, members of the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee heard from other stakeholders ...

Bridgeport cop was still on probation at time of latest arrest  CTPostBRIDGEPORT — A city police officer arrested Saturday for the third time on domestic violence charges is still on a probation-type program from a previous arrest.

Why South African law on directors' delinquency is open to abuse  Mail and GuardianFor the first time in South African company law, courts have the power to declare directors delinquent. This remedy was introduced as part of the overhaul of ...

Miss America Organization affiliates sue chairwoman, CEO as pageant may be leaving Atlantic City  PhillyVoice.comThe lawsuit, filed Wednesday, claims Carlson and Hopper "orchestrated an illegal and bad-faith takeover of the Miss America Organization."

Study Calls for Probation, Parole Reform  urbanmilwaukeeWisconsin's system is “wasting money and wasting lives,” should learn from other states.

Gucci Mane's Probation Has Been Terminated Two Years Early  The FADERA little over a year after being released from jail, Gucci Mane will no longer be required to serve a probation period. According to new court documents filed by ...

Private probation companies to have contracts ended early  The GuardianThe monitoring of offenders in the community faces another shake-up after disastrous reforms introduced by Chris Grayling forced the government to bail out ...

Report: One-third of prisoners at ACI are probation, parole violators  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsCRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Probation and parole violations contribute to nearly 40% of prison admissions in Rhode Island, according to new report released by ...

Former 4th Street Bar employee suing for wrongful termination  HubcitySPOKES.comThe former 4th Street Bar employee who was allegedly fired for refusing to drop charges after being assaulted by an off-duty Hattiesburg Police Department ...