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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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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 Purposes of Courts

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

Alternative sanctions for drug users: fruitless efforts or miracle solution?

This article examines the effectiveness of providing diversion programs and treatment for drug users versus the traditional court system.

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Process Evaluation of the Philadelphia Community Court

This executive summary was created following a process evaluation of the Philadelphia Community Court program.

Acuerdo del Participante de la Corte de DUI del Condado de Sonoma | Sonoma County’s DUI Court Participant Agreement

Este acuerdo deberia estar firmado por los participantes de la Corte de DUI del Condado de Sonoma.

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