President Obama

"I...have been a proponent of Drug Courts since my days in Illinois, and I will continue to support (and, in the case of Drug Courts, expand) these programs as President."
- President Barack Obama

 

"[Drug Court] is a comprehensive tool for reducing the public health and safety threats of drug abuse." -Gil Kerlikowske, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

[Drug Courts] serve as the light at the end of a tunnel, a very long, long, dark tunnel, for those who are stuck in the cycle of drug addiction and incarceration.”

-Vice President Joe Biden

 

"The establishment of Drug Courts, coupled with judicial leadership, constitutes one of the most monumental changes in social justice since World War II."

-General (ret.) Barry McCaffrey