Improving the Response to Misdemeanors by Adopting Community Court Practices

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Improving the Response to Misdemeanors by Adopting Community Court Practices

Improving the Response to Misdemeanors by Adopting Community Court Practices

This fact sheet highlights five recommendations from a comprehensive evaluation of the Red Hook Community Justice Center by the National Center for State Courts, which concludes that criminal courts throughout the country could adopt practices honed in community courts—such as new assessment tools, enhanced monitoring of court orders, information technology, procedural justice efforts, and expanded sentencing options—to improve the handling of misdemeanor cases.

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