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'Each One's a Success When They Walk Through That Door': Creating and Sustaining a Tribal Peacemaking Program

'Each One's a Success When They Walk Through That Door': Creating and Sustaining a Tribal Peacemaking Program

Peacemaker Administrator Anna Francis-Jack discusses tribal history and how The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington State have launched and grown their peacemaking program.

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A Community Court Takes Washington D.C.: Expanding the Model in the Nation's Capital

A Community Court Takes Washington D.C.: Expanding the Model in the Nation's Capital

Dan Cipullo, director of the Criminal Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, discusses why and how the court expanded its community court approach from one neighborhood to cover the entire city.

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A Community Process: Strategies to Improve the Response to Domestic Violence

A Community Process: Strategies to Improve the Response to Domestic Violence

Jim Henderson, a trainer and lecturer on domestic violence, discusses probation group conferencing, motivational interview techniques, and the importance of community collaboration.

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A New Court in California

A New Court in California

Judge Wendy Lindley offers a preview of the Orange County Community Justice Center.

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A View of Domestic Violence from the Judge's Bench

A View of Domestic Violence from the Judge's Bench

Chief Magistrate Judge Berryl Anderson of DeKalb County, Georgia discusses the lessons she has learned over the course of 21 years as an attorney and 13 years as a judge about working with victims of domestic violence and improving the justice system's response to intimate partner violence. July 2013

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Addressing Crime and Conflict in Baltimore through Community Conferencing

Addressing Crime and Conflict in Baltimore through Community Conferencing

Lauren Abramson explains how the Community Conferencing Center, which she founded and leads, provides communities with the structure and support they need to address certain crimes and conflicts on their own.

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Addressing Domestic Violence in Guam: a Judge's Perspective

Addressing Domestic Violence in Guam: a Judge's Perspective

Judge Michael Bordallo of the Family Violence Court in Guam discusses his specialized court, including challenges and opportunities faced by the court and stakeholders. The judge also offers a unique perspective on responding to domestic violence in an island community.

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Addressing Domestic Violence in New Orleans

Addressing Domestic Violence in New Orleans

Mary Claire Landry, director of Domestic Violence Services for the Catholic Charities in New Orleans, discusses the challenge of rebuilding effective responses to domestic violence in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

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Addressing Vacant Properties through Prevention, Enforcement and Redevelopment

Addressing Vacant Properties through Prevention, Enforcement and Redevelopment

Roxann Pais, an executive assistant city attorney in the Dallas City Attorney's Office, describes how prosecutors across the U.S. are responding to the crisis in foreclosed and vacant properties.

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Adolescent Diversion Program in NY: Researchers Discuss First-Year Impacts

Adolescent Diversion Program in NY: Researchers Discuss First-Year Impacts

Co-authors Michael Rempel and Suvi Hynynen Lambson discuss the findings of their study, The Adolescent Diversion Program: A First Year Evaluation of Alternatives to Conventional Case Processing for Defendants Ages 16 and 17 in New York. The study examines the first six months of the pilot Adolescent Diversion Program, finding that diverting youth to services does not increase recidivism rates and, in fact, reduces recidivism for those who would otherwise pose the greatest risk to public safety.

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After 5 Years, the San Francisco Community Justice Center Continues to Adapt

After 5 Years, the San Francisco Community Justice Center Continues to Adapt

Judge Braden C. Woods of the San Francisco Community Justice Center discusses the practical implications of expanding the court's caseload to include low-level felonies, and he reflects on his first year on the job.

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After Rockefeller: Research Findings on the Statewide Impact of Judicial Diversion

After Rockefeller: Research Findings on the Statewide Impact of Judicial Diversion

Shannon M. Carey of NPC Research discusses the impact of the Rockefeller Drug Law Reform, which in 2009 eliminated New York's mandatory prison sentences for most felony drug offenders. According to a study she co-authored, court-ordered treatment enrollment after the reform was implemented in 2009 increased by 77 percent. Also, the study estimated that there would be a potential $2 of newly available resources after five years for every taxpayer dollar invested.

May 2013

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An Outsider's Perspective on an Inside Job

An Outsider's Perspective on an Inside Job

New York City Commissioner of Probation Vincent N. Schiraldi, who previously ran the juvenile justice system in Washington D.C., describes his journey from gadfly to government insider and the reforms he's been implementing along the way.

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Australia's First Community Court: A Conversation with Penny Armytage (Podcast)

Australia's First Community Court: A Conversation with Penny Armytage (Podcast)

Secretary of Justice Penny Armytage discusses the successes and challenges of the recently opened Collingwood Neighborhood Justice Centre.

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Beyond Fighting Crime, Police in a Minnesota Town Seek to Foster a Sense of Community

Beyond Fighting Crime, Police in a Minnesota Town Seek to Foster a Sense of Community

Under Chief Michael A. Davis, the police officers of Brooklyn Park, a suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul, pursue community building.

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