WrittenBy: Yvonne Smith Segars
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.