Published by Harwood Academic Publishers, this book offers the original evaluation of the country's first community court, the Midtown Community Court,examining the court's impacts on local crime, public opinion and jail expeditures.
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.
A study of key criminal justice, demographic, drug use, and neighborhood-based characteristics associated with serious engagement in treatment at the Brooklyn Treatment Court. Published in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Voulume 4 (2002).
Listen to high school staff and administrators at the Center's Youth Courts in Schools: A Peer-Based Approach to Discipline symposium discuss how introducing a school-based youth court affected their institutions. The discussion includes information about getting a youth court up and running, the challenges associated with operating a youth court, and the benefits of youth courts for participants, respondents, and the larger school community.