Johnson Donald C., Miller Joann:
Problem Solving Courts: New Approaches to Criminal Justice

A Measure of Justice
Rowman & Littlefield (United States), 2009
Hardback, 288 pagesSize: 240x161 mm
ISBN-13: 9781442200807
ISBN-10: 1442200804

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Problem Solving Courts: New Approaches to Criminal Justice

Problem Solving Courts examines a relatively new approach to criminal justice in which judges, advised by law enforcement officers and mental health workers, meet with offenders on a weekly basis to talk about their issues in a socio-legal setting where therapeutic intervention is combined with a measure of punishment for program violations. Sociologist JoAnn Miller and judge Donald C. Johnson, creators of three successful problem solving courts themselves, address the compelling needs for alternatives to prisons, analyze problem solving courts in depth, and assess the impact problem solving courts can have on offenders and their communities.

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