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NECN News segment on a pretrial diversion program in Chittenden County, Vermont's most populous county. The U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice has decided to fund a research project examining the functions, costs, and results of the diversion program, which involves researchers from the Center for Court Innovation, the RAND Corporation, the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, and the Police Executive Research Forum.
A story from Boise State Public Radio on the Ada County Domestic Violence Court, a national domestic violence mentor court, interviews Katie Crank, senior manager of Domestic Violence Programs at the Center.
In TalkPoverty, Julian Adler, project director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center, discusses reducing jail usage and outlines Brooklyn Justice Initiatives, a new set of responses to misdemeanor offending.