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The Short Answer: How has Red Hook Changed as a Neighborhood Since the Launch of the Red Hook Community Justice Center?

The Short Answer: How has Red Hook Changed as a Neighborhood Since the Launch of the Red Hook Community Justice Center?

Errol Louis, journalist at NY1 News and host of Inside City Hall, responds to the question:  How has Red Hook changed as a neighborhood since the launch of the Red Hook Community Justice Center?

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Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15: Remarks of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson

Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15: Remarks of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson discusses the importance of restoring public trust and confidence in the justice system in his remarks at the 15th anniversary celebration of the Red Hook Community Justice Center.

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'They Treated Me Like a Person': Inside the Red Hook Community Justice Center

'They Treated Me Like a Person': Inside the Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Red Hook Community Justice Center has become an international model of justice reform by implementing innovative strategies that have reduced the use of jail, lowered recidivism and strengthened public confidence in justice. This short film about the Justice Center produced by the Center for Court Innovation was selected as a 2016 finalist in the TV/Video category of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency's Media for A Justice Society Awards.

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The Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15

The Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15

The Red Hook Community Justice Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a party at the Brooklyn Museum on October 26, 2015. The Justice Center was created to improve public safety, to reduce the use of incarceration, and to improve relations between the justice system and the local community.

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The Short Answer: What Alternative Sentencing Options are Available Through Newark Community Solutions?

The Short Answer: What Alternative Sentencing Options are Available Through Newark Community Solutions?

Victoria Pratt, chief judge of the Newark Municipal Court, provides a short answer to the question: What kinds of alternative sentencing options are available to you through Newark Community Solutions?

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Meet the Judge Who Assigns Essays in Court

Meet the Judge Who Assigns Essays in Court

Newark Municipal Court Chief Judge Victoria Pratt discusses procedural justice and her work with Newark Community Solutions

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Bronx Community Solutions: Speeches from the 10th Anniversary

Bronx Community Solutions: Speeches from the 10th Anniversary

This video offers excerpts of speeches from the 10th anniversary celebration of Bronx Community Solutions on April 21, 2015 in the ceremonial courtroom at Bronx Supreme Court. Speakers included Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman, New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, and Maria Almonte-Weston and Ramon Semorile from Bronx Community Solutions.

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Bronx Community Solutions: An Introduction

Bronx Community Solutions: An Introduction

Bronx Community Solutions seeks to re-engineer the response to low-level crime in the Bronx, New York. By providing judges with additional sentencing options for non-violent offenders, Bronx Community Solutions reduces the reliance on short-term jail sentences and offers defendants the assistance they need to avoid further criminal conduct. This video was produced in 2015 to celebrate Bronx Community Solutions' 10th anniversary.

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The Neighbourhood Justice Centre: Helping tackle the underlying causes of crime

The Neighbourhood Justice Centre: Helping tackle the underlying causes of crime

This video was made by the Melbourne, Australia's Neighbourhood Justice Centre to explain how community courts helps solve local problems.  

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Gavin Newsom: Community Justice 2014

Gavin Newsom: Community Justice 2014

In keynote remarks at Community Justice 2014, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom draws a parallel between community justice and internet innovations like Craig's List and Uber, praising them for their the bottom-up, customized approaches to doing business. 

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The Red Hook Peacemaking Program

The Red Hook Peacemaking Program

Peacemaking is a traditional Native American approach to justice that focuses on healing and restoration rather than punishment.

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The Short Answer: What's the Legacy of the Midtown Community Court and Problem-Solving Justice?

The Short Answer: What's the Legacy of the Midtown Community Court and Problem-Solving Justice?

Timothy Murray, the executive director of the Pretrial Justice Institute and the principal architect and administrator of the nation’s first drug court (in Miami-Dade County, Fla.), provides a short answer to the question: What's the legacy of the Midtown Community Court and problem-solving justice?

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The Short Answer: What Was Your Impression of the Midtown Community Court When You First Heard about the Concept?

The Short Answer: What Was Your Impression of the Midtown Community Court When You First Heard about the Concept?

Judy Harris Kluger, the first judge to preside over the Midtown Community Court, gives a short answer to the question: What was your impression of the Midtown Community Court when you first heard about the concept?

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The Short Answer: Why is the Midtown Community Court's Emphasis on 'Community' Important?

The Short Answer: Why is the Midtown Community Court's Emphasis on 'Community' Important?

J.D. Noland, a community activist who has lived in the Midtown neighborhood since the founding of the Midtown Community Court in 1993, gives a short answer to the question: Why is the Midtown Community Court's emphasis on "community" important?

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Robin Hood Foundation Honors Red Hook Community Justice Judge Alex Calabrese

Robin Hood Foundation Honors Red Hook Community Justice Judge Alex Calabrese

This video was made by the Robin Hood Foundation to honor the Center for Court Innovation as one of four 2013 Robin Hood Heroes. To learn more, or see the Center's list of awards, click here.

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