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Convicted Drug Users Find Freedom Through Portland’s ‘Re-Entry’ Program

By Brent McCluskey

Under court supervision, inmates are reintegrated into society through a rigorous program—if they can stick with it. MORE  

Oregon Drug Court Will Begin Vivitrol For Opiate Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

Lane County will become the first in the state to administer the anti-craving drug. MORE  

Drug Court Judge 'Scary Mary' Whips Offenders Into Shape

By McCarton Ackerman

No-nonsense Judge Mary Chrzanowski has earned a reputation as a tough arbitrator who has turned many lives around. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Debbie Harry supports Philip Seymour Hoffman's dealer, drunk airline passenger gropes women, couple finds weed in McDonald's burger, and school nurse steals kids' meds. MORE  

Heroin Dealer Fails Drug Court Program, Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

New York native Stefano DeMicheli repeatedly failed drug tests and missed counseling sessions until finally getting caught up in a federal drug probe. MORE  

Broward Drug Court Judge Enters Rehab

By Shawn Dwyer

Judge Gisele Pollack, a self-admitted alcoholic, has suffered a relapse after media outlets alleged drunken behavior in court. MORE  

Forced to Plead Guilty

By Allison McCabe

In a climate of harsh mandatory minimums and overzealous prosecutors, is it surprising that nearly all drug defendants choose to plead guilty? MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 27, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

New York State mayor arrested for DWI, South Korean actress busted for propofol, another Seattle Seahawk suspended, and Chicago wants to ban e-cigs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

California could exempt addicts from prosecution if they seek medical help, UK rolls out pills to beat a breathalyzer, and Shia LaBeouf drops acid for a movie role. MORE  

Epic Motorcycle Ride Celebrates Drug Courts

By West Huddleston

A relay of riders is covering 3,000 miles to attend inspiring events at Drug, DWI and Veterans Treatment Courts. MORE  

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