Drug courts are a relatively new phenomenon in the American judicial system. Focus your discussion on the following:
- Define and discuss briefly the philosophy, role, and short history of drug courts.
- Does the state in which you reside utilize drug courts, and if so, how successful have they been in reducing recidivism rates?
- Would you in turn recommend that all of the states utilize these courts to assist in processing drug cases?
3-4 paragraphs and references APA format New York State