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Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders in Drug Court

Presented by Diana Padilla (NDRI), this presentation discusses underlying factors that are relevant to criminal activity involving women, such as sexual abuse and trauma, and how these factors can lead to women engaging in criminal activity. She describes gender responsiveness is defined as “underst…

The Purposes of Courts

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

Joint Powers Agreement

This is an agreement between Cass County and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

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Outcome and Process Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts Final Report

This is a multi-site process and outcome evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts.

Creating trauma-informed correctional care: a balance of goals and environment

This journal article discusses the benefits of using trauma informed care when encountering instances of PTSD in specialty courts.

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The Debt Penalty: Exposing the Financial Barriers to Offender Reintegration

This is a report focusing on the debt of individuals who have made contact with the criminal justice system across the nation.

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