Bail System Needs Overhaul: NY's Top Judge
WNYC, 5 February 2013
In a story from WNYC Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman discusses the need for bail reform, and Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes highlights the Red Hook Community Justice Center.
OCA Headquarters Tackles Building Damage While Courts Slowly Resume Routine Services
New York Law Journal, 6 November 2012
New York Law Journal quotes Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman on post-Sandy conditions at the Red Hook Community Justice Center: "The ground floor is basically a disaster area—trash everywhere, furniture displaced, computers ruined."
Novel Courts Handle Low-Level Crimes Across US
AP, 23 September 2012
An Associated Press story on the evolution of community courts. According to Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman: "We've seen these ideas which were derided and dismissed by many in the '90s as totally loopy and beyond the pale become...embraced by criminal justice systems across the country."
Penalty for Rule-Breaking Bicyclists: A Remedial Class
The New York Times, 23 July 2012
Article from The New York Times on the Midtown Community Court's remedial class for rule-breaking cyclists.