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A Guiding Hand Or A Slap On The Wrist: Can Drug Courts Be The Solution To Maternal Opioid Use?, Cara O'Connor Jan 2019

A Guiding Hand Or A Slap On The Wrist: Can Drug Courts Be The Solution To Maternal Opioid Use?, Cara O'Connor

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

As the opioid epidemic has expanded its reach, the number of pregnant women addicted to opioids has increased exponentially in recent years. The increase in the number of opioid-addicted pregnant women has resulted in a drastic expansion in the number of newborns who experience Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Newborns affected with NAS experience painful withdrawal and cost more to care for due to their increased health needs. In an effort to address the growing number of pregnant women using opioids and babies born with NAS, some states have turned to the criminal justice system. Three states–Tennessee, South Carolina, and ...


The Minnesota Stand Down Model: Bringing Stand Down Courtsto Rural Communities, Sara Sommarstrom Jan 2017

The Minnesota Stand Down Model: Bringing Stand Down Courtsto Rural Communities, Sara Sommarstrom

Mitchell Hamline Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Practitioner’S Guide To Due Process Issues In Veteranstreatment Courts, Evan C. Tsai Jan 2017

The Practitioner’S Guide To Due Process Issues In Veteranstreatment Courts, Evan C. Tsai

Mitchell Hamline Law Review

No abstract provided.


Assessing Soldiers' Mental Health: Meeting The Needs Of Veterans With Ptsd, Tbi, And Cte—Pre-Deployment, At Home, And In Court, Robert H. Ambrose Jan 2015

Assessing Soldiers' Mental Health: Meeting The Needs Of Veterans With Ptsd, Tbi, And Cte—Pre-Deployment, At Home, And In Court, Robert H. Ambrose

William Mitchell Law Review

No abstract provided.


Harm Reduction And The American Difference: Drug Treatment And Problem-Solving Courts In Comparative Perspective, James L. Noland Jr. Jan 2010

Harm Reduction And The American Difference: Drug Treatment And Problem-Solving Courts In Comparative Perspective, James L. Noland Jr.

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.


The Future Of Problem-Solving Courts: Inside The Courts And Beyond, Stacy Lee Burns Jan 2010

The Future Of Problem-Solving Courts: Inside The Courts And Beyond, Stacy Lee Burns

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Net-Widening On Minority And Indigent Drug Offenders: A Critique Of Drug Courts, Joel Gross Jan 2010

The Effects Of Net-Widening On Minority And Indigent Drug Offenders: A Critique Of Drug Courts, Joel Gross

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


Midwestern Juvenile Drug Courts: Analysis & Recommendations, Nicole A. Kozdron Jan 2009

Midwestern Juvenile Drug Courts: Analysis & Recommendations, Nicole A. Kozdron

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Endorsing Religion: Drug Courts And The 12-Step Recovery Support Program, Emily M. Gallas Jun 2004

Endorsing Religion: Drug Courts And The 12-Step Recovery Support Program, Emily M. Gallas

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Just The (Unweildy, Hard To Gether, But Nonetheless Essential) Facts, Ma'am: What We Know And Don't Know About Problem-Solving Courts, Greg Berman, Anne Gulick Jan 2003

Just The (Unweildy, Hard To Gether, But Nonetheless Essential) Facts, Ma'am: What We Know And Don't Know About Problem-Solving Courts, Greg Berman, Anne Gulick

Fordham Urban Law Journal

This article asses what is known and what remains to be understood about problem-solving courts. Specifically, the article asserts that drug courts serve a needy population, court mandated treatment programs have higher retention rates, those who participate longer have better outcomes, those in drug courts had lower rates of recidivism, drug use, and that graduated sanctions have statistically significant impact on offenders behavior, sanctions are crucial to the model's effectiveness, post-program studies are sparse, drug courts are less costly than traditional adjudication, but cost savings for jail and prison beds are less clear. The article also addresses questions that ...


Just The (Unweildy, Hard To Gether, But Nonetheless Essential) Facts, Ma'am: What We Know And Don't Know About Problem-Solving Courts, Greg Berman, Anne Gulick Jan 2003

Just The (Unweildy, Hard To Gether, But Nonetheless Essential) Facts, Ma'am: What We Know And Don't Know About Problem-Solving Courts, Greg Berman, Anne Gulick

Fordham Urban Law Journal

This article asses what is known and what remains to be understood about problem-solving courts. Specifically, the article asserts that drug courts serve a needy population, court mandated treatment programs have higher retention rates, those who participate longer have better outcomes, those in drug courts had lower rates of recidivism, drug use, and that graduated sanctions have statistically significant impact on offenders behavior, sanctions are crucial to the model's effectiveness, post-program studies are sparse, drug courts are less costly than traditional adjudication, but cost savings for jail and prison beds are less clear. The article also addresses questions that ...


The Duckwater Shoshone Drug Court, 1997-2000: Melding Traditional Dispute Resolution With Due Process, Ronald Eagleye Johnny Jan 2002

The Duckwater Shoshone Drug Court, 1997-2000: Melding Traditional Dispute Resolution With Due Process, Ronald Eagleye Johnny

American Indian Law Review

No abstract provided.


Courting Disorder: Some Thoughts On Community Courts, Anthony C. Thompson Jan 2002

Courting Disorder: Some Thoughts On Community Courts, Anthony C. Thompson

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy

This Essay will use empirical and anecdotal data as well as existing literature on community courts to evaluate the effectiveness of these courts in achieving their stated objectives. In so doing, this Essay does not purport to evaluate all types of community courts. Nor will it attempt to provide an in-depth analysis of all the issues that surround the history, establishment, design, and operation of community courts. Rather, this Essay will identify certain representative problems that inevitably occur in these courts and will examine the extent to which the conflicts inherent in their operation prevent these courts from achieving their ...


The Changing Face Of Justice In Maine’S Drug Courts, Jon D. Levy Jan 2002

The Changing Face Of Justice In Maine’S Drug Courts, Jon D. Levy

Maine Policy Review

No abstract provided.


Drug Treatment Courts: Evolution, Evaluation, And Future Directions, Gloria Danziger, Jeffrey A. Kuhn Jan 1999

Drug Treatment Courts: Evolution, Evaluation, And Future Directions, Gloria Danziger, Jeffrey A. Kuhn

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.


Rehabilitative Punishment And The Drug Treatment Court Movement, Richard C. Boldt Jan 1998

Rehabilitative Punishment And The Drug Treatment Court Movement, Richard C. Boldt

Washington University Law Review

Part I of this Article briefly summarizes the history of rehabilitative penal practice in the United States during the twentieth century. The discussion pays special attention to the sustained critique of the rehabilitative ideal offered by left-liberal commentators twenty-five to thirty years ago. The discussion analyzes particular shortcomings that plagued corrections practices at this earlier juncture and explores the relevance of that history to today's drug treatment courts. Part II builds on the observation of the left-liberal critics that rehabilitative penal regimes, by blending punitive and therapeutic impulses, often seek to accomplish incompatible goals. This Part suggests that this ...