The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook
by wpengine / Friday, 23 June 2017 / Published in Uncategorized
This document contains the official NDCI Drug Court Judicial Benchbook, which is seen as an important step in their efforts to bring evidence-based practices to the drug court field. This benchbook provides one with a fully encompassing form of information, with the intent of aiding new judges considering starting a drug court, as well as for veteran judges looking to retool or tune-up their operations. In this document, there was collaboration from thousands of judges, attorneys, treatment providers, probation officers, law enforcement officers, and research scholars to synthesize and describe the latest findings on best practices and evidence-based practices in the field. The breadth and depth of the information encompasses important and relevant topics, including but not limited to substance abuse treatment, community supervision, drug testing, judicial ethics, and constitutional law.