Community Court

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Alberta, Canada's "Integrated Justice Service Project: Implementing Problem-Solving Justice"

This report provides policy and decision-makers a framework for delivering effective treatment and support services to offenders in order to reduce recidivism. Specifically, the report offers a vision for one or more "Integrated Justice Services Projects" in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Article from the National Institute of Justice:

This report, published in 1996 by the U.S. Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice, describes the Midtown Community Court, the nation's first community court and a model for dozens more that were built in subsequent years.

http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles/commcrt.pdf

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Bronx Community Solutions Blog

Changing the Court is a chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/

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Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is a component of the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice. BJA's mission is to support law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nation’s criminal justice system.

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/

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Center for Problem-Oriented Policing

A website containing readily accessible information about ways in which specific crime and disorder problems can be specifically addressed.

http://www.popcenter.org/

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Criminal Justice System of England and Wales

The UK's first community justice projects - in North Liverpool and Salford - have been up and running since 2005, and community justice initiatives have now been introduced in other areas of England and Wales. Read more about how community members in England and Wales can get involved in the justice system:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/CrimeJusticeAndTheLaw/CrimePrevention/DG_072139

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Dallas Community Court - Video news clip

New program offers prostitutes new start in life aired on Dallas's Channel 33 in 2007.

http://dev.courtinnovation.org/Video/New program offers prostitutes new start in life.htm

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Dallas Community Court - Video news clip

Dallas Court Dishing Out 'Community Justice' aired on CBS affiliate Channel 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth on January 10, 2008.

http://dev.courtinnovation.org/Video/DallasCommunityCourt.html

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Does San Francisco’s Community Justice Center Reduce Criminal Recidivism?

This report, by Rand Corporation researchers Beau Kilmer and Jesse Sussell, was released in October 2014 and summarizes an outcome evaluation of the San Francisco Community Justice Center.

http://dev.courtinnovation.org/sites/default/files/documents/RAND_CJC.pdf

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Harlingen (TX) Youth Community Court

An article from the Valley Morning Star about the new youth community court docket in Harlingen, Texas.

http://www.valleymorningstar.com/news/court-83624-com956-municipal.html

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