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"The evolution of justice policy in the United States has been far from linear.
"As a first-time offender, Ms. Willis, 52, qualified for a big break: a program called pretrial intervention, also known as diversion.
"What is the best way to correct the behavior of lawbreakers, ensuring that they do not reoffend?