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"Heroin epidemic kills at least 23 Ohioans each week," by Bill Whitaker, 60 Minutes, April 24, 2016.

"Needed change comes to mental health court," by Sun Sentinel Editorial Board, The Sun Sentinel, April 19, 2016.

"Manhattan opens Veterans Treatment Court for drug addicted, mentally ill veterans facing felony charges ," by Barbara Ross, New York Daily News, April 12, 2016.

"New program in federal court here helps defendants avoid prison," by Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 25, 2016.

"Opinion - Borah: Veterans treatment courts prioritize recovery over punishment ," by Elisa V. Borah, Houston Chronicle, March 15, 2016.

"World-Herald editorial: Vets courts worth trying," Omaha World-Herald, February 11, 2016.

"De Blasio to Announce New System Dedicated to Addressing Gun Crime in New York City," by J. David Goodman, New York Times, January 12, 2016.

"Prison Diversion Programs in New York Face New Scrutiny After Police Officer’s Killing," by J. David Goodman and Al Baker, New York Times, December 15, 2015.

"Veterans Treatment Courts, growing in the U.S., offer an alternative to incarceration for local vets," by Kelly Moffitt, St. Louis Public Radio, December 8, 2015.

"Lawmakers look to divert mentally ill from criminal justice system," by Margie Menzel, News Service of Florida, December 3, 2015.

"Chief Judge Lauten to revamp problem-solving courts in Orange and Osceola counties," by Elyssa Cherney, Orlando Sentinel, October 29, 2015.

"Tyrone Howard, Suspect in Officer’s Killing, Had String of Second Chances," by James C. McKinley Jr., Benjamin Mueller and Nate Schweber, New York Times, October 27, 2015.

"Drug Court Flunk-Out Spells Stiff Sentence, Court Decides," by David Gialanella, New Jersey Law Journal, October 21, 2015.

"Baltimore launches special docket for veterans accused of crimes," by Ian Duncan, Baltimore Sun, October 13, 2015.

"How Treatment Courts Can Reduce Crime," by Emily V. Galvin, The Atlantic, September 29, 2015.

"St. Louis County Council approves veterans treatment court," by Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio, September 8, 2015.

"Life as a Public Defender," by Kim Segal, CBS News, August 12, 2015.

"Every Drug Court Should Allow Methadone Treatment," by Maia Szalavitz, New York Times, July 20, 2015.

"Heroin and prescription drug abuse attract attention in Virginia," by Jenna Portnoy, Washington Post, June 17, 2015.

"How America Overdosed on Drug Courts," by Maia Szalavitz, Pacific Standard, May 18, 2015.

"Federal Government Set To Crack Down On Drug Courts That Fail Addicts," by Ryan Grim and Jason Cherkis, The Huffington Post, February 6, 2015.

"Here’s a court praised by those sentenced to attend," by Daphne Duret, The Palm Beach Post, December 28, 2014.

"Justices Say Prior Dropped Charges Can't Be Used to Deny PTI," by Michael Booth, The New Jersey Law Journal, January 9, 2015.

"Political, Legal Leaders Hail Drug Court's 20th Anniversary," by Jeff Mordock, Delaware Law Weekly, October 6, 2014.

"Drug courts, meant to aid addicts, now a battlefield of pot politics," by Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times, July 26, 2014.

"The custom justice of ‘problem-solving courts’," by Leon Neyfakh, The Boston Globe, March 23, 2014.

"Proposed Christie Budget Would Put More Money Into State Drug Courts," by Michael Booth, The New Jersey Law Journal, February 25, 2014.

"Veterans court program helps warriors battle addiction, mental health crises," by Melinda Henneberger, The Washington Post, December 2, 2013.

"New Bronx Veterans' Treatment Court aims to help low-level offenders who served their country," by Denis Slattery, The New York Daily News, October 18, 2013.

"Pilot Drug-Court Effort Running in Line with Initial Expectations," by Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette (Virginia), September 13, 2013.

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