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Documenting Results: Research on Problem-Solving Justice

Documenting Results: Research on Problem-Solving Justice

By Staff of the Center for Court Innovation

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.

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Problem-Solving Justice: A Quiet Revolution

Problem-Solving Justice: A Quiet Revolution

By Greg Berman and John Feinblatt

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)

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Going to Scale: A Conversation About the Future of Drug Courts

By Greg Berman and Aubrey Fox

An analysis of drug court efforts to move into the mainstream of court operations across the country.

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Judges and Problem-Solving Courts

By Greg Berman and John Feinblatt

A look at how problem-solving courts impose new roles and responsibilities on judges.

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New Strategies for an Old Profession: A Court and a Community Combat a Streetwalking Epidemic

New Strategies for an Old Profession: A Court and a Community Combat a Streetwalking Epidemic

By Robert V. Wolf

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.

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What Does It Mean to be a Good lawyer?

What Does It Mean to be a Good lawyer?

By Derek Denckla and John Feinblatt

A transcript of a discussion among judges, lawyers and academics about the role of lawyers in problem-solving courts. Published in Judicature, Vol. 84, No. 4 (Jan/Feb 2001)

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What is a Traditional Judge Anyway? Problem-Solving in the State Courts

What is a Traditional Judge Anyway? Problem-Solving in the State Courts

By Greg Berman

A transcript of a discussion among judges, lawyers and academics about the changing roles of judges in problem-solving courts Published in Judicature, Vol. 84, No. 2 (Sept/Oct 2000)

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New York's Problem-Solving Courts Provide Meaningful Alternatives to Traditional Remedies

By Greg Berman and Susan K. Knipps

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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