Court Type: Tribal Healing to Wellness Court
Issue Brief: Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement
Law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to offer key interventions to those with substance use disorders. It is estimated 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. As the opioid crisis continues, the frequency of rank and file officers acting as first r… Continue Reading Issue Brief: Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement
A template for state court judges to transfer jurisdiction to Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.
Recommendations on how tribal-state forums can work to combat the opioid crisis.
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)