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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…

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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…

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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…

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Recovery Maintenance Check-In; Measures of Success

Measuring the success of your drug court is important for several reasons. You should be able to support your claims of being a great diversionary program that supports people in long-term recovery with numbers and data. Also, analyzing outcomes can help identify areas in which your court could impr…
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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System

From the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD), comes a timely fact sheet presenting the evidence for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the applications of treatment in the justice system.   Visit the AATOD website to access the fact sheet.   Subse…

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Kentucky Speciality Courts Brochure

This brochure provides individuals with information about Kentucky’s speciality court programs.

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DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court Participant Contract

Participant contract laying out general provisions, assessments and treatment, drug testing, cooperation with judge and drug court staff, and searches of defendant’s person or property.

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Weekly Report for Drug/DUI Court Team

Drug/DUI Court client status report, Apr 12-26, 2013.
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DeKalb County Doctor’s Note

“This letter is to inform you that I am a participant in the DeKalb County Drug/DUI Treatment Court program. As part of my substance abuse recovery, I cannot consume narcotic medications unless a narcotic is the only option for pain management.”

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DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court: C.L.E.A.N. Program Participant Handbook

“This Handbook will detail what is expected of you as a Drug/DUI Court participant. It will review general program information. If you are reading this Handbook it means that you have been accepted into Drug or DUI Court based on a look at your history of drug and or alcohol use and other contact wi…

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