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Are Drugs Courts a Viable Alternative to Prison or Just Another Problem?

Drugs Courts: A Fresh Approach or a Continuation of the Old Paradigm? (February 25, 2015)

Drug courts offer court-supervised drug treatment for people who might otherwise be sent to jail or prison. While finding alternatives to jail is an honorable undertaking, are drug courts a fresh approach or just a new version of the old paradigm?

At a recent panel discussion, experts recounted lessons learned from the U.S. drug courts and their implications for the change in criminal justice practice around the world.

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