Do Drug Courts Work?
Publication Date: August 2010
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Author(s): Jessica Huseman
Keywords: drug courts; drug; courts
Coverage: United States
Drug courts are judicially supervised programs that provide long-term treatment and other services to nonviolent drug law offenders. Cases can be referred to drug courts in lieu of or in addition to traditional criminal punishment, such as incarceration or probation.