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

Group talks probation reform - News  Citizens VoiceWILKES-BARRE — Members of an organization fighting for probation reform visited the city Thursday to make their case and hear from those affected by what ...

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 ...

St. Lucie County felony arrests: Sept. 19, 2019 and Sept. 20, 2019  TCPalmRichard Carl Caldwell, 30, Okeechobee; warrant for first-degree arson - dwelling. Sean Patrick Nobel, 27, 900 block of Southeast Bayfront Avenue, Port St. Lucie ...

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.

Former Marion City Schools tech gets probation in criminal case  Marion StarMARION — An ex-computer tech for Marion City Schools who rifled through school officials' and employees' emails without permission was sentenced to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 for former Waterford teacher who pleaded guilty to stealing students’ medications  WITI FOX 6 MilwaukeeRACINE COUNTY -- A Palmyra man who was a science teacher at Fox River Middle School in Waterford was sentenced to probation Monday, Sept. 16 after he ...

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.

Professor no longer employed by Cal Poly after using his phone to look up a colleague's skirt  Mustang NewsAfter being sentenced to five years of probation for using his phone to take photos up a colleague's skirt, psychology professor Jason Williams is no longer ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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, ...

No need to serve notice if your job contract in UAE says so  Khaleej TimesIt may be noted that generally, free zone authorities in the UAE may have their own employment rules and regulations.

High schools linked to Phoenix coach scandal could face postseason bans  KTAR.comHigh schools sent inside information from a Phoenix coach were directed to investigate their own staff's involvement and could face postseason bans.

Mark Dantonio reacts to claim he ignored Austin Robertson issues  247SportsMichigan State coach Mark Dantonio was accused by ex-Spartans recruiting director Curtis Blackwell of ignoring pleas from other staffers to not sign former ...

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 ...

Ex-staffer -- Dantonio ignored warnings on recruit  ESPNA former Michigan State football staffer said under oath that head coach Mark Dantonio ignored his assistants' warnings while recruiting a player who ...

Judge nears decision in Lincoln charter school case. New information has surfaced  Bradenton HeraldRepresentatives for the School District of Manatee County and Lincoln Memorial Academy submitted more than 100 pages worth of arguments in an appeal of ...

U of L will pay no money to former head basketball coach Rick Pitino in legal settlement  WDRBAfter nearly two years of legal posturing, the University of Louisville and Rick Pitino have settled the termination lawsuit he filed against the school.

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 ...

Leslie and Robert Cucino sentenced for falsifying inspection records  Land Line MediaLeslie and Robert Cucino sentenced on Monday for their role in coercing drivers of their trucking companies to falsify records.

Jailing the poor in Berks County for failure to pay collateral was supposed to end; it hasn't  Reading EagleSome say the inabailty to pay is a poor justification for prison time, but it's not that simple.

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 ...

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)

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

MSU Coach Mark Dantonio Achieves Milestone Amid Horrific Week  The Sports BankFor Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, the last 72 hours have been the best of times and the worst of times. Here's why.

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

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 ...

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 ...

Hiring Employees In China: Key Legal Concerns For Foreign Businesses - Employment and HR - China  Mondaq News AlertsCompanies hiring employees in China need to understand key aspects of the country's labor and contract laws, rules, and regulations. China Employment and ...

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 ...

A paramedic gets probation after showing up to a training at the Elm Grove Police Department drunk and armed  Milwaukee Journal SentinelAn Elm Grove paramedic has been sentenced to one year of probation after showing up at the Elm Grove Police Department intoxicated and carrying a loaded ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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…

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.

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 ...

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.

Former Bullitt County parole and probation officer accused of sexual abuse appears in court  WDRBRon Tyler's arrest was part of a shake-up at the Department of Corrections that led to his termination and arrest, as well as the termination of State Probation and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie  USA TODAYUConn's men's basketball program placed on probation for 2 years, Kevin Ollie sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure as coach.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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' ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

The Delhi High Court in Review: August 2019 [Part II]  Bar & BenchThis two-part monthly column attempts to offer a brief overview of important pronouncements of High Court of Delhi over the period of the relevant month in ...

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.

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 Metro dispatcher wins wrongful termination lawsuit over Trump Facebook post  WZTVA federal jury returned a verdict against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville regarding the termination of a former employee. The court ruled that Danyelle ...

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 ...

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."

The New DIFC Employment Law: Key Changes  LexologyOn 12 June 2019, the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC) announced the enactment of DIFC Law 2 of 2019 (the New DIFC Employment Law) to…

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 ...

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

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 ...