Topic: Courts

The Purposes of Courts

Ernest Friesen, Senior Court Management Consultant, discusses the purposes of courts.

The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts Part 2: How to Provide Effective Representation from Initial Contact Through Program Completion

The session will take attendees through each stage of the drug court and discuss how defense counsel are involved at each stage while also addressing the dual roles defense counsel play in drug courts

The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts Part 1: The Urgency to Address Trauma in our Treatment Courts: What It Means to be Trauma-Informed

This session will focus on challenges defense counsel may encounter in representing defendants with mental and cognitive impairments associated with their drug use.

Sustaining Your Treatment Court: Using a 501(c)(3) to Fundraise

This webinar was presented by Judge William G. Schma, formerly of the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court, and Tracy Velázquez, Associate Director of American University’s Justice Programs Office. The resources of many treatment courts around the country are stretched thin. Dwindling resources, coupled w…

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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Worcester Adult Circuit and District Drug Treatment Courts Evaluation Report

This document is a process evaluation for Worcester County Adult Circuit and District Drug Treatment Court programs.

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Evaluation of Nebraska’s Problem-Solving Courts

This document examines Nebraska’s Problem Solving Courts (PSC) from March 2010 through December 2011 that was conducted by the University of Nebraska’s Public Policy Center.

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Achieving Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Drug Courts

This document was written in response to the investigation, started by the NADCP Board Resolution to investigate and review what is currently known, and not yet known, about racial-and-ethnic-minority impacts in drug courts.

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PowerPoint Presentation

This power point provides an overview of several problem solving courts that comprise the 4th Judicial District of Minnesota.

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