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The Role of Judicial Status Hearings in Drug Court  

Author:  Douglas B. Marlowe.; David S. Festinger.; Patricia A. Lee.

Source: Volume 03, Number 03, May/June 2003 , pp.33-37(5)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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This piece is builds upon prior studies from the authors which question the effectiveness of different types of judicial status hearings, mainly with respect to the frequency of such meetings. The authors analyze whether increasing the frequency of these meetings has a positive effect on desired outcomes and, as suggested in their prior works, the authors show that this is indeed the case.

Keywords: judicial status hearings; drug court

Affiliations:  1: University of Pennsylvania; 2: University of Pennsylvania; 3: University of Pennsylvania.

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