County judge takes steps to establish specialized courts

DeWitt, David
November 2014
Athens News;11/24/2014, p19
The article mentions that Athens Common Pleas Court Judge George McCarthy announced at the 11th annual Specialized Docket Conference that he has taken an initiative to set up a specialized drug court in Athens, Ohio and according to McCarthy, judges play a supervisory role in Special Courts.


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