In this collection of essays, Center for Court Innovation staff identify and address some of the most challenging questions faced by states as they seek to reform their court systems, moving beyond the implementation of specialized pilot projects.
An evaluation of the Harlem Parole Reentry Court, a pilot demonstration project designed to test the feasibility and effectiveness of a collaborative, community-based approach to managing offender reentry from prison.
One of the first multi-year evaluations in the country to demonstrate consistent and meaningful recidivism impacts across a large number of drug court sites. This study, conducted by staff from the New York State Unified Court System and the Center for Court Innovation, documents the policies, participant characteristics, and performance of participants in eleven of New York's oldest and largest drug courts.
This collection of research reports, written by Center for Court Innovation staff, analyzes the impact of a broad range of problem-solving initiatives launched in New York State and nationwide over the past decade.
An opinion piece describing the growth of problem-solving courts and calling for recognition of their potential to improve the public's confidence in the justice system. Published in Judicature, Vol. 86, No.4 (January-February 2003)
A detailed look at efforts to reform probation using the principles of community justice in Vermont, Massachusetts, Arizona, and Oregon. Published in Texas Journal of Corrections (August 2001), Vol. 27, No. 3, Executive Exchange of the National Association of Probation Executives (Spring 2001), and Perspectives, the Journal of the American Probation and Parole Association (Winter 2002)