Court Type: Tribal Healing to Wellness Court
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
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
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
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) has developed the following additional Tribal Healing to Wellness Court–specific resource publications to assist tribal governments and tribal justice systems in developing, enhancing, and sustaining… Continue Reading Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The Judicial Bench Book
The weaknesses of the Blackfeet Alternative Court were:. Core team changes,. No tribal leader or elder on team,. Policy and Procedures Manual not approved by resolution,. Program requirements not enforced,. Acceptance of drug dealers into Alternative Court,. Alternative Court used to avoid incarcera… Continue Reading Process and Outcome Evaluations of the Blackfeet Alternative Court
Topics: Tribal (Wellness Courts)
This chart correlates each of the 10 Key Components/Guiding Principles of Adult, Tribal, Veterans and DWI courts to the BJA-NIJ Seven Evidence-Based Design Features
Recidivism and Other Findings Reported in Selected Evaluation Reports of Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Programs
This is a compilation of recidivism evaluations for Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts conducted from 2000-2009.
One in a series of documents published by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) designed to assist tribal governments and tribal justice systems in developing, enhancing and sustaining Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.
Topics: Agreement, Confidentiality, Drug Testing, Entry, Fines and Fees, Goal, Goals and Objectives, Graduation, Mission, Mission Statements, Participants, Phases, Rules, Sanctions and Incentives, Supervision, Team, Team Roles and Responsibilities, Treatment, Treatment Plans, Treatment Services, Wellness