I am pleased to announce the creation of The Alfred Siegel Scholarship Fund. This scholarship honors the life and legacy of Alfred Siegel, the Center for Court Innovation’s deputy director who passed away earlier this year.
The Center for Court Innovation has released an evaluation of QUEST Futures, a program that provides intensive case management and family support services for young people with mental health problems facing delinquency charges in Queens.
Nation's First Community Court Marks 20 Years
The Center for Court Innovation celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Midtown Community Court with a party attended by more than 250 guests at the Morgan Library & Museum.
Following the repeal of the Rockefeller Drug Laws in 2009, judges in New York State have been sending more felony offenders to drug court and other forms of treatment according to Testing the Cost Savings of Judicial Diversion, a new study by researchers at the Center for Court Innovation and NPC Research.
The Center for Court Innovation—in partnership with the National Judicial College and the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance—has embarked on a national effort to help judges and court staff improve perceptions of fairness in criminal courts.