We should seek to expand the use of federal drug courts throughout the country for low-level drug offenses. These programs provide proven alternatives to incarceration for men and women who are willing to do the hard work of recovery, and it is my hope that, in the next five years, there will be an operational drug court in every federal district — with individual states following suit.
An iron fisted judge nicknamed 'Scary Mary' uses fear, tough love and humor to save addicts in her Michigan Drug Court.
CEO West Huddleston Talks about the 25th Anniversary of Drug Courts
NADCP CEO West Huddleston Talks Drug Courts on CNN's Piers Morgan Live
The number of such courts has nearly tripled in Georgia under Gov. Deal, to 247, compared with 87 in December 2010.
Matthew Perry On His Support For Drug Courts
A 3,500 mile roadtrip spotlights 25 communities that prove addicts belong in treatment, not prison and that Drug Courts have emerged as nation's most successful solution for saving lives and making communities safer.