This collection of research reports, written by Center for Court Innovation staff, analyzes the impact of a broad range of problem-solving initiatives launched in New York State and nationwide over the past decade.
An opinion piece describing the growth of problem-solving courts and calling for recognition of their potential to improve the public's confidence in the justice system. Published in Judicature, Vol. 86, No.4 (January-February 2003)
A look at the Midtown Community Court's responses in the 1990s to prostitution in Times Square and surrounding neighborhoods. This article appeared in the Volume 22/23 (2001) of the Justice System Journal. For information on more recently implemented strategies to address prostitution, see Prostitution Diversion Programs.
An overview of problem-solving courts, including community courts, drug treatment courts and domestic violence courts, in New York State. Published in the New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 72, No. 5 (June 2000)
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The New York Law Journal outlines New York City's plan to reduce the reliance on pre-trial detention and cash bail in low-level cases, making mention of Brooklyn Justice Initatives' supervised release program.
WNYC reports on a plan to reform New York City's bail system, highlights Brooklyn Justice Initatives' supervised release program for misdemeanor defendants, and speaks to Center for Court Innovation Director of Operations, Adam Mansky.