Drug courts divert nonviolent, drug-abusing offenders to court-supervised treatment programs. The National Association of Drug Court Professionals published and disseminated:
In the 1998 review of drug courts nationwide, the principal investigator reported that:
In his 2001 update, the principal investigator reported that:
Periodic, multi-year evaluations of drug courts are more accurate than one-time evaluations, as drug court impacts may vary over time.
Evaluations of drug courts could be improved by: