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2016
Document 032786
Live Webinar Event for the Release of NIC Publication "Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way [Webinar]
By Edelman, Bernard; Berger, Thomas J.; Russell, Robert, Jr.; Fitzgerald, Melissa; Welch, Patrick; Stefanovic, Nicholas; Crawford, Greg. National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC).
Sentencing alternatives for veterans? There are dozens of specialized courts across the country that employ therapeutic programs to help keep veterans out of jail. "Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way" is a new publication that tells the story of these veterans and the judges, veterans advocates, and treatment professionals who are fighting to ensure a second chance for vets who find themselves caught up in the criminal justice system. The publication w... Read More

95 minutes
2016
Document 030018
Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way
By Edelman, Bernard; Berger, Thomas J.; Crawford, Gregory. National Institute of Corrections (NIC) (Washington, DC).
"This white paper is based on a series of interviews, buttressed by personal observations, of key players in half a dozen jurisdictions where Veterans Treatment Courts have been operating with marked success. Neither graphs nor charts nor a plethora of statistics are employed to illustrate the protocols and practices of these therapeutic courts. Instead, proponents and practitioners intimately involved in the founding and operation of these courts relate how they are “the right thing to do” for ... Read More

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