"Today when I think of reentry court, I am reminded that nearly every offender sentenced to time in custody will return to the community from whence they came. And thus, every sentencing court is in fact, a reentry court, creating a pathway for the offender’s reentry into society."
A resource for community based reentry court systems
It can be difficult to understand how a basic structural reform like Drug Courts work (or their progeny, Problem-Solving or Community-Based Courts). We’re generally familiar with conventional systems of justice that rely on punishment to deter aberant behavior, but it can be difficult to decipher an innovative system that relys heavily on community control. I have brought together a series of publications and other documents I have written over the past twenty years that hopefully will provide a window into the evolving world of what I describe as “Community-Based Courts”….J TAUBER