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The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

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Publisher Routledge
Year 01/11/2018
Edition First
Pages 144
Version hardback
Readership level College/higher education
Language English
ISBN 9781138393745
Categories Military veterans, Military & defence law, Criminal justice law
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Veterans Treatment Courts provides a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the burgeoning veterans court movement from genesis through operation, concluding with comments on its societal relevance. Beginning with the unlikely convergence of therapeutic jurisprudence with the oft-misunderstood warrior ethos that undergirds the entire movement, the text examines every component of veterans courts, weighing the cultural, legal, and practical strengths and limitations of these programs. Each chapter assesses key components of the court, including the participants, law enforcement, judges, prosecution, defense counsel, court administration, data management, the veterans justice outreach officer (VJO), probation, mentors, and the community. The book concludes with recommendations on how these courts can further integrate with communities, maximize efficiency, and improve. The book shows how veterans courts seek to serve veterans' legal, social, and psychological needs, and how they serve more than just offending veterans by allowing law-abiding veterans, many of whom suffered greatly when they transitioned out of military service, to exorcise their own demons and integrate their experiences into a socially recognized system of care. Incorporating program evaluation with sociological considerations, this monograph offers a comprehensive, considered examination of how-and why-these courts operate, and provides a foundation for future development. The volume provides essential background for scholars studying law and the criminal courts, as well as policymakers, judges, academics, students, and practitioners concerned with effective jurisprudence. Paul A. Lucas, Appalachian State University The Veterans Treatment Court Movement: Striving to Serve Those Who Served is the most comprehensive book available on veterans treatment courts (VTCs). Building upon the authors' own expertise in the subject matter, the text offers a thorough examination of current research on VTCs, their historical ideology, and future directions intended to maximize their efficacy. Whether you are a student, practitioner, or seasoned researcher interested in these courts, I highly recommend this well-written and in-depth text.

The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction


I've Got Your Six


Chapter 2: Problem-Solving Court Model


Chapter 3: Veterans Courts Today


Chapter 4: Veterans


Chapter 5: The Veterans Court Team


Chapter 6: The Veterans Treatment Court Program


Chapter 7: Communities and Veteran Reintegration

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