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Family Dependency Treatment Courts

May 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Problem-Solving Courts – also known as Accountability Courts - are programs developed by many court systems to impose treatment plans and other forms of rehabilitation on some criminal offenders who would otherwise face jail time and the stigma of a criminal record. They reduce the judicial system caseload and the prison population while helping offenders with […]

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Services for Crime Victims

April 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

With the Trayvon Martin case, including the recent second degree murder charges against George Zimmerman making national news, violent crime is at the forefront of the nation’s consciousness. The Martin/Zimmerman case has raised questions about who the true victim really was. Although we may not know the answer to that question until the case has […]

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Public Defenders, Assigned Counsel, and Other Ways Indigent Defendants Get A Lawyer

February 26th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’ve watched more than a handful of crime dramas on TV, you’re familiar with the Miranda warning given when someone is arrested. The exact words may vary a little from state to state, but it’s usually very close to this: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be held against you in […]

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