09/02/2009
Palmer, of Malden, kicked his habit about five years ago, thanks in large part to a treatment program mandated through the Dunklin County Drug Court.
07/31/2009
Drug Court offers an alternative to incarceration for nonviolent addicted offenders.
07/30/2009
The idea was praised by visiting U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske, who noted "drug courts" can sentence people to rehabilitation programs instead of prison.
07/27/2009
Our traditional justice system has been inadequate to the task of breaking the cycle of substance abuse and crime.
07/21/2009
It is time to abandon "conventional" views that prison is the solution to addiction, and consider what the research says.
07/20/2009
Cash-strapped states are increasingly turning to alternative sentencing methods...
07/05/2009
The Obama administration hopes to more than double the funding for drug courts in next year's budget.
05/29/2009
Family Treatment Court Helps Young Mothers Get Off Drugs, Get Kids Back