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."
Held Hostage in Brownsville: Residents Too Afraid to Leave their Homes Because of Gun Violence
NY Daily News, 31 July 2012
The New York Daily News spotlights Brownsville, Brooklyn and quotes James Brodick, project director of the Brownsville Community Justice Center.
A Community Court Transforms a Neighborhood
Park Slope Civic Council, 13 July 2012
An article from the Park Slope Civic Council describes the Red Hook Community Justice Center's transformative role in Brooklyn.
Chicago Police to Partner with Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire to Curb Shootings
msnbc.com, 27 June 2012
This article from msnbc.com quotes Amy Ellenbogen of Save Our Streets Crown Heights, a program replicating CeaseFire in Brooklyn, New York.
A New Community Court Dedicated to the Homeless at Bud Clark Commons Opened Friday
The Oregonian, 4 May 2012
The Oregonian covers the first session of the Bud Clark Commons Community Court, the first in the nation located in a homeless facility, and quotes the Center for Court Innovation's director of technical assistance, Julius Lang.