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Gov. Deal Signs Juvenile Justice Overhaul

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an overhaul of Georgia’s juvenile justice system. The changes are designed to steer more nonviolent offenders into community based programs rather than jail or prison. The redesign […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2013

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Georgia Looking At Ways To Reform Juvenile Justice

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The state of Georgia is looking to reform its juvenile justice system. Gov. Nathan Deal in May extended the tenure of the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform, which made recommendations to lawmakers […]

WAOK-AM–10/05/2012

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