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Veterans Treatment Courts 2015: Survey Results

Uses data collected by JPO at AU to identify all veterans treatment courts in operation and to provide a snapshot of the range of policies, practices, and services in those programs.
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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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A Technical Assistance Guide For Drug Court Judges on Drug Court Treatment Services

This document provides a guide for newly assigned judges that are expected to preside over a drug court program to serve as a quick primer to assist them in (a) becoming familiar with the key elements and evidence-based practices that should be reflected in the treatment services provided to drug co…

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The Judicial Bench Book

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…

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The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook

This document contains the Drug Court Judicial Benchbook that provides Drug Court practitioner with the up to date research and evidence based practices of the field.

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10 Key Components for Veterans Treatment Courts

The National Clearinghouse for Veterans Treatment Courts at the. National Association of Drug Court Professionals. The Ten Key Components of Veterans Treatment Court. In 2008, The Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court adopted with slight modifications the essential tenements of the U.S. Department of Jus…
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Arkansas Adult Drug Court Recidivism Study and Cost Benefit Analysis

This document measures and evaluates the performance and recidivism rates of participants of the Arkansas Adult Drug Court and the overall program itself to determine what is done effectively and what needs to be changed.

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Process and Outcome Evaluations of the Blackfeet Alternative Court

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…

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