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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Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman joins Capital Press Room on WCNY to discuss the New York court system's use of alternatives to incarceration to reduce the number of people behind bars in the state.
Officials in Yakima, Wash., have been working with the Center for Court Innovation to create a community court to link defendants to drug treatment, education, health care or other services that relate to their underlying problems.