Problem Solving Courts have been in existence in Arizona for over 20 years. Beginning with Drug Courts and evolving to a myriad of other treatment focused courts for different populations, such as Mental Health -, Veterans, DUI -and the Homeless. This webinar will give a brief history of Arizona’s Problem Solving courts as well as identify the key players - and keys to success.
As Indian tribes implement enhanced sentencing authority through tribal courts, it is important to provide information relevant to the requirements of the Tribal Law & Order Act of 2010 in so far as judicial qualifications are concerned.
Depending on the state's laws, underage drinking offenses may be referred to a number of courts including juvenile court, traffic court, criminal court, or family court, depending on the offense. Over time many states have adopted changes in state law enabling law enforcement to charge minors based officer observations, and theories of constructive possession. As these underage drinking cases are brought forward the courts are also asked to accept the results of fuel cell developed evidence of the offense.
The justice systems are predominately designed for able-bodied victims who speak English. Securing access to justice for victims with disabilities whether they have impaired vision or hearing, high anxiety, or use a wheelchair, or for persons who have English as a second language can be challenging. This session will include a panel of lawyers who can provide practice tips for securing access to justice.