The concept of Drug Treatment Court is relatively new and is an innovative response by local communities to deal with the escalation of criminal activity associated with substance abuse.
The frequency of repeated offenses by drug users, the overcrowding of jail space, and a diminished sense of community well-being contributed to the motivation to look for a new approach by the criminal justice system-the creation of Drug Treatment Courts.
This article reviews the strategy behind this creation.
Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Traitement, Droit, Justice, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Drug Treatment Court, Cour de justice
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Treatment, Right, Justice, Human, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0261794
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 11/09/1998.