A new kind of problem-solving court

From Slate comes this fascinating item: A handful of jurisdictions throughout the country are trying a new tack in dealing with returning veterans who get into legal trouble. The jurisdictions are starting specialized veterans courts, modeled in some ways on drug courts and other problem-solving courts. Veterans often come back from war with some big ...

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  1. I have an intersesting perspective on this. I am a former Marine and Police Officer who went to Afghanistan and was the victim of 2 seperate IED attacks. I’m not sure what our crime rate is in Maryland for returning vets but to sentence 1 is still too many given programs in other states
    Have worked so well. This may be an old article but email me if programs exist here in Maryland I would like to
    participate and help those returning.

    have helped so many.

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