WHY DRUG COURT IS NOT A SILVER BULLET If you follow the comments of governors and other state policy makers these days, it appears that they have signed on to the notion that drug courts are the answer to prison overpopulation, high crime rates, and increased recidivism (and that may be the short list). In … Read moreCOMMENTARY
The federal Government has recently doubled down on their investment in drug courts. What was once a minor $6 million federal program has grown to over a hundred million dollar Goliath.
ONDCP Director Gil Kerlikowske announced today that NADCP will receive a $1.4 million grant to expand the reach of Drug Courts and justice reform model, “ARK”
Book by Professor Kathleen Hale,” How Information Matters” describes the National Association of Drug Court Professionals as “Champion” non-profit in its field
While conservative support for prison reform is a critical development, Republican support for drug courts (an alternative to prison) goes back twenty years
A chance meeting between a trial judge and Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson was the impetus for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals
The launching of a “Reentry Court Solutions”, “National Reentry Court Resource Center” marks a new focus on the reentry court model, as the alternative to prison.