Drug Courts represent a major shift in the traditional ideology of both the Criminal Justice and the Mental Health systems. For Criminal Justice, it takes us away from the punishment mode to one of treatment. For Mental health, it contradicts its long-held belief that clients need to volunteer for treatment in order for treatment to be successful.
Based on the Drug Court model, what are its strengths and its weaknesses? What impact could the Drug Court model having in the future for the Criminal Justice System? 150-250 words
Levinthal, Charles (2013)
Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice (4th ed). United States of America. Pearson Education