The Resource Problem-solving courts and the criminal justice system, David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Alice Thornewill, and Shelby Arnold

Problem-solving courts and the criminal justice system, David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Alice Thornewill, and Shelby Arnold

Label
Problem-solving courts and the criminal justice system
Title
Problem-solving courts and the criminal justice system
Statement of responsibility
David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Alice Thornewill, and Shelby Arnold
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Problem-solving courts provide judicially supervised treatment for behavioral health needs commonly found among criminal offenders, including substance abuse and mental health disorders, and they treat a variety of offender populations. These courts employ a team-based approach consisting of a judge, defense attorney, prosecutor, and treatment providers, representing a significant paradigm shift in how the justice system treats offenders with special needs. Despite the proliferation of problem-solving courts, there remains some uncertainty about how they function, how effective they are, and the most promising ways to implement problem-solving justice. Problem-Solving Courts and the Criminal Justice System provides a comprehensive foundation of knowledge related to problem-solving courts and the role they play in the United States criminal justice system. The book begins with an overview that explores precipitating factors in these courts' development, relevant political influence, and their history, purposes, benefits, and drawbacks, followed by a detailed discussion of specific types of problem-solving courts, including drug courts, mental health courts, and veterans courts, among many others. Next, a review of the legal and ethical considerations of alternative methods to standard prosecution is complemented by an examination of the methodological challenges faced by researchers when attempting to study the effectiveness of problem-solving courts. The book concludes with a discussion of future directions in terms of research, practice, and policy relating to these courts in the United States. Problem-Solving Courts and the Criminal Justice System is appropriate for professionals, researchers, and students in the fields of mental health, criminal justice, and law
Cataloging source
YDX
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1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeMatteo, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8759
LC item number
.D463 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heilbrun, Kirk
  • Arnold, Shelby
  • Thornewill, Alice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courts of special jurisdiction
  • Restorative justice
  • Mentally ill offenders
  • Offenders with mental disabilities
  • Special needs offenders
  • Drug abusers
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Criminals
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Courts of special jurisdiction
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Drug abusers
  • Mentally ill offenders
  • Offenders with mental disabilities
  • Restorative justice
  • Special needs offenders
  • United States
Label
Problem-solving courts and the criminal justice system, David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Alice Thornewill, and Shelby Arnold
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ethical and legal considerations in problem-solving courts
  • Problems-solving courts: present status and future directions
  • Current issues in the criminal justice system: Introduction to problem-solving courts
  • Alternatives to Standard Prosecution: problem-solving courts
  • Clinical interventions in problem-solving courts
  • Drug courts
  • Mental health courts
  • Other specialty courts
  • Reentry courts
  • Methodological challenges in researching problem-solving courts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780190844820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1100001878
  • (OCoLC)on1100001878
Label
Problem-solving courts and the criminal justice system, David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Alice Thornewill, and Shelby Arnold
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ethical and legal considerations in problem-solving courts
  • Problems-solving courts: present status and future directions
  • Current issues in the criminal justice system: Introduction to problem-solving courts
  • Alternatives to Standard Prosecution: problem-solving courts
  • Clinical interventions in problem-solving courts
  • Drug courts
  • Mental health courts
  • Other specialty courts
  • Reentry courts
  • Methodological challenges in researching problem-solving courts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780190844820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1100001878
  • (OCoLC)on1100001878

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