Research

Links

Crown Heights Counting on Security

A feature story from The Wall Street Journal on Save Our Streets Crown Heights and its efforts to combat gun violence.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304019404577416383799096076.html?m...

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Crown Heights Journal: Gunfire will no longer be met by silence

The New York Times spotlights the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center's SOS project, which is working to reduce shootings in Brooklyn.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/11/nyregion/11metjournal.html?_r=2&ref=nyregion

Publications

Cultural Responsiveness and the Courts

Cultural Responsiveness and the Courts

For a justice system to be truly just, it must be accessible to all individuals. However, litigants may face challenges when courts are not responsive to their cultural identity. For survivors of domestic violence, these challenges present additional barriers towards accessing justice and obtaining fair outcomes. This viewers' guide serves as a companion to the short video Building a Culture of Justice, which explains how justice-system staff and stakeholders can serve litigant needs by implementing culturally responsive practices in courts handling domestic violence cases.

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Dallas Community Court - Video news clip

New program offers prostitutes new start in life aired on Dallas's Channel 33 in 2007.

http://www.courtinnovation.org/Video/New program offers prostitutes new start in life.htm

Links

Dallas Community Court - Video news clip

Dallas Court Dishing Out 'Community Justice' aired on CBS affiliate Channel 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth on January 10, 2008.

http://www.courtinnovation.org/Video/DallasCommunityCourt.html

Audio

Dallas Community Courts Make Cleaner, Safer Streets a Top Priority

Dallas Community Courts Make Cleaner, Safer Streets a Top Priority

Dianne Gibson, the manager of the community courts in Dallas, Texas, explains how the South Dallas Community Court uses a combination of partnership and problem-solving to link homeless with services while eliminating neighborhood eyesores.

Interviews

Dan Weitz, Statewide Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator, New York Office Of Court Administration

Dan Weitz, Statewide Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator, New York Office Of Court Administration

Dan Weitz oversees dispute resolution programs for the New York court system. Here he talks about mediation.

 

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Books

Daring to Fail

Daring to Fail

The winner of the 2010 PASS Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency,  Daring to Fail is a collection of interviews with leaders in a variety of fields – prosecution, policing, community corrections, indigent defense and others – about leadership, management and innovation.

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Interviews

Darrell Dowty, Associate Justice, Cherokee Supreme Court, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Darrell Dowty, Associate Justice, Cherokee Supreme Court, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Darrell Dowty serves as Associate Justice of the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court and maintains a private law practice in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He also currently serves as Associate Justice of the Kaw Nation Supreme Court, as well as judge for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation District Court and the Sac and Fox Nation District Court.

Publications

Data, Delinquency and Drug Treatment: How Technology Can Aid a Juvenile Drug Court

Data, Delinquency and Drug Treatment: How Technology Can Aid a Juvenile Drug Court

By Dory Hack

A discussion of the web-based case management system designed for the Harlem Community Justice Center. A tool for court planners, this white paper addresses the information challenges unique to a juvenile drug court.

Interviews

Dave Tevelin, State Justice Institute

Dave Tevelin, State Justice Institute

Dave Tevelin reflects on his experience developing the State Justice Institute (SJI), a federal funding entity for court systems. He describes the role SJI has played in guiding court reform and innovation since the late 1980’s.

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Audio

David Kennedy: Innovating New Approaches to Justice (Part II)

David Kennedy: Innovating New Approaches to Justice (Part II)

Professor David Kennedy, the director of the Center for Crime Prevention & Control at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, shares some of what he's learned about new approaches to addressing gang violence and open-air drug dealing.

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