GA Private Probation--Making Money-Off The Poor
Opponents of Georgia's private probation system say companies supervising low-level offenders are earning untold amounts of money in fees while using law enforcement offices as collections agencies when they go unpaid.
More than a dozen lawsuits argue for state lawmakers to re-evaluate some of the companies' practices, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/1e3SvvO) reported Sunday. The Georgia Supreme Court this year is expected to examine the fees and other expenses probation companies impose, which ...
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