THE AMERICAN COURT SYSTEM: LONG TRADITIONS, NEW DIRECTIONS
Richard Van Duizend, a principal court management consultant with the National Center for State Courts, discusses the continuing evolution of U.S. courts.
DRUG COURTS IN THE U.S.
Carson Fox, a National Drug Court Institute fellow, and West Huddleston, director of the National Drug Court Institute, detail the rise in the number of specialized drug courts over the last decade and a half.
JUVENILE COURTS IN THE U.S.
Judge Luis G. Perez, a judge in the Worcester Juvenile Court in Worcester, Massachusetts, presents an overview of juvenile courts with particular focus on how trends in punishment have affected these long established institutions.
SPECIALIZED COURTS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Kristin Littel, a consultant for the Office of Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice, profiles domestic violence and family courts that deal with domestic violence and other crimes affecting families.
TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN THE COURTROOM
Edward C. Prado, a former U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, who was recently confirmed to an appointment on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and Leslie Sara Hyman, an attorney at Cox & Smith Incorporated in San Antonio, Texas, show how technological progress has improved U.S. courts.
THE MEDIA'S ROLE IN CHANGING THE FACE OF U.S. COURTS
Gary Hengstler, director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Courts and Media at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada, discusses the growing interaction between media and the courts.
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