The effort follows decades of success for “drug courts” at the state level, which legal experts have long cited as a less expensive and more effective
The suicide rate for the Army is up 15 percent over last year. For the Marines its up 28 percent. A few of our troops return to become something they never thought they could be: criminals, for the first time in their lives.
America has been hooked on the fight against drugs for decades. It cost more than $1 trillion dollars. But, there's a shift underway to revolutionize how America combats its drug problem.And it has the support of not only President Barack Obama but also his Republican rival Mitt Romney
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visited the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to offer his congratulations and encouragement to graduates of the Washington Adult Drug Court.
Veterans treatment courts like Buffalo’s are sprouting in courtrooms across the country, with 80 having been established in the past 3½ years.
West Huddleston, National Association of Drug Court, Professionals – CEO discusses Drug Courts
Chris Matthews interviews Martin Sheen and Judge Robert Russell who make the case for Drug Courts.
We must not make cuts to programs that will cost us more in the long run, particularly at the expense of our public safety. There is no greater example of such a program than drug courts.