Goldkamp, John S.
March 2000
Albany Law Review;2000, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p923
Academic Journal
Discusses the implications of the drug court response for justice change. Emergence of a judicial innovation; Elements of the drug court strategy; Causes of the drug court innovation.


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