Drug Courts Are in Need of an Intervention


Drug courts are in need of an intervention – Mae Quinn, JD, problem-solving courts expert and professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses drug courts, the difference between drug and regular courts as well as the effectiveness of drug courts. She also describes her own experience working in the Bronx Treatment Court. Quinn says that in their zeal to solve problems plaguing our communities, court reformers often overlook important concerns of individual defendants including their rights to due process of law and zealous representation.


BC-AP Sports Digest

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ST. LOUIS – The defending World Series champions are headed back to baseball's playoffs. The St. Louis Cardinals clinched the final postseason berth Tuesday night when the Los Angeles lost to San Francisco, setting up a final hectic day to the regular …
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Ohio stepmom pleads guilty to girl's slaying

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LOUIS (AP) – Mat Latos won his fourth straight decision to finish the regular season and Scott Rolen homered off Chris Carpenter, helping the Cincinnati Reds keep the St. Louis Cardinals' postseasonFull Story >. Mat Latos won his fourth straight …
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Exon-skipping drug pulls ahead in muscular dystrophy field

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Mendell, for instance, is preparing a gene therapy clinical study to replace the entire gene. GlaxoSmithKline and St. Louis's Sigma-Aldrich are among the companies developing drugs that promote upregulation of utrophin, a cytoskeletal protein that …
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Exciting New Research in Preventing Alzheimer's Disease

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Finding effective treatments and a cure for Alzheimer's disease is elusive. While most of what we hear about … Later in the program, Tiffany Phillips of the Alzheimer's Association – St. Louis Chapter talks about a new report detailing the stigma …
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