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Leadership Without Fear

The Honorable Kevin S. Burke, Judge of the Hennepin County District Court in Minnesota contributes to the 2012 edition of the Future Trends in State Courts with a publication on strong leadership in a time of judicial uncertainty. Strong leaders in a courtroom not only motivate those who work with t… Continue Reading Leadership Without Fear

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It’s All About the People Who Work in the Courthouse

The Honorable Kevin S. Burke, District Judge for the Hennepin County, Minnesota contributes this article to the 2011 publication of Future Trends in State Courts on keeping court morale high in the face of rising budget constraints. Judge Burke presents challenges facing public sector employees and… Continue Reading It’s All About the People Who Work in the Courthouse

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Innovative Courts Encourage Dissent

the Honorable Kevin S. Burke, District Judge for Hennepin County, Minnesota contributes to the 2015 Trends in State Court with an article on accepting dissent in court settings. Judge Burke discusses why dissent matters, four steps to fostering constructive dissent, and how to be a good court leader… Continue Reading Innovative Courts Encourage Dissent

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MOU Between Team Members (1st Jud. Dist. of Montana)

An example of a Memorandum of Understanding between team members of a Family Drug Court. Created and used by the First Judicial District Family Drug Court to outline the anticipated roles of child and family services, the county attorney’s office, the public defender’s office, and other parties.

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22nd Judicial District, CO, Family Dependency Treatment Court Participant Handbook

This document serves as the participant handbook for the Family Dependency Treatment Court program in the 22nd Judicial Circuit in Colorado.
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Building the Evidence Base for Family Drug Treatment Courts

This document examines the evidence showing the effectiveness and importance of Family Drug Treatment Courts.

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Harford County Family Recovery Court Evaluation

This document evaluates the cost, procedures and outcomes of the Harford County Family Recovery Court program.

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Are Family Treatment Drug Courts Effective? PowerPoint

This presentation examines and evaluates the effectiveness of Family Dependency Treatment Courts in 6 major cities across the country.

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Oregon Counties’ Diversion Courts Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation

This document contains a report created by NPC Research that examined, over the span of three years, 11 drug courts in Oregon.

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Travis County Family Drug Treatment Court Charter

The purpose of the Travis County Family Drug Treatment Court Charter is to act as a record of their unified mission as well as their vision. It is intended to support the sustainability of the FDTC, promote accountability, and ensure consistency, as well as clarify the roles and responsibilities of… Continue Reading Travis County Family Drug Treatment Court Charter

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