Winter 2015 Swift , Certain , and Fair Punishment : 24 / 7 Sobriety and Hope : Creative Approaches to Alcohol-and Illicit Drug-Using Offenders

Criminologists believe that the certain and swift imposition of a mild punishment has a greater deterrent effect than the remote and indefinite application of a severe punishment. Judges in South Dakota and Hawaii independently put that theory to the test and created innovative strategies to deal with substance abuse and crime. Those programs—the 24/7… (More)