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The Promise of DWI Court: What Does It Mean and Why Should Prosecutors Care?

The Promise of DWI Court: What Does It Mean and Why Should Prosecutors Care?

Resource Description

This article caters to prosecutors while discussing the need for more DWI Courts. Treating alcoholism as a disease and understanding that jail time doesn’t do much to prevent DWI injuries and death, the author strongly advocates for DWI courts as an alternative, better way to address those convicted of DWIs. DWI Courts offer a way to address issues of alcohol abuse by giving people the necessary treatment and needs to prevent DWI offenders from re-offending.