Item URL: 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gen-barry-mccaffrey/breaking-our-addiction-to_b_245401.html
Description: 
Our traditional justice system has been inadequate to the task of breaking the cycle of substance abuse and crime.
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nick-gillie/all-rise-a-better-way-of_b_242101.html
Description: 
It is time to abandon "conventional" views that prison is the solution to addiction, and consider what the research says.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/12/AR2009071202432.html
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Cash-strapped states are increasingly turning to alternative sentencing methods...
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/12/AR2009071202432.html
Description: 
DWI courts are relatively recent and were modeled on the experience of the drug courts. One difference is that offenders in DWI courts have already been convicted of drunken driving; drug courts allow an offender to avoid a conviction by entering the program.
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http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=105393165
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The Obama administration hopes to more than double the funding for drug courts in next year's budget.

North Dakota State Drug Court Conference

Bismark, ND

October 14-16, 2009

Date: 
Tue, 2009-10-13 20:00

Illinois State Drug court Conference

Tinley Park, IL

September 1-2, 2009

Date: 
Mon, 2009-08-31 20:00

Florida State Drug Court Conference

Webinar

Date: 
Tue, 2009-08-18 20:00