drug courts


drug courts
A special court with jurisdiction over cases involving drug-using offenders. Drug courts are treatment-based alternatives to prisons, youth-detention facilities, jails, and probation.
These courts make extensive use of comprehensive supervision, drug testing, treatment services, immediate sanctions, and incentives.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


drug courts
A special court with jurisdiction over cases involving drug-using offenders. Drug courts are treatment-based alternatives to prisons, youth-detention facilities, jails, and probation.
 
These courts make extensive use of comprehensive supervision, drug testing, treatment services, immediate sanctions, and incentives.

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