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Findings and Implications of NIJ's Multi-Site Adult Drug Court Evaluation (MADCE)

Michael Rempel, Janine M. Zweig
Document date: July 18, 2011
Released online: July 18, 2011
This presentation recaps the findings from the Multi-Site Adult Drug Court Evaluation and highlights implications of these findings for both drug court practice and policy. Drug courts are effective at reducing crime and drug use and the role of the drug court judge is particularly important in this change process. Specific recommendations are given related to judicial status hearings and judicial behaviors, drug court eligibility and case processing, case management, and more.

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Topics/Tags: | Crime/Justice

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