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The Role of the Judge in Veterans Treatment Court

The BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University conducted an interactive webinar session on The Role of the Judge in Veterans Treatment Courts that was presented by Judge Robert Russell and Judge Vance. The webinar addresses issues relevant to role of the Judge in Veterans Tre…

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

This change in philosophy is sup- ported by the Trial Court Performance Standards published by the U.S. Department of Justice.24 The Standards note that ―[e]ffective trial courts are responsive to emergent public issues such as drug abuse‖ and that ―[a] trial court that moves deliber- ately in respo…

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Volume One Decision Summaries By Issue

Excerpts from Selected Opinions of Federal, State and Tribal Courts Relevant to Drug court Programs.

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