DWI & Specialty Courts

Blog articles on Sobering Up that discuss the use and successes of DWI and Specialty Courts located across the United States.

Veteran Military Man in Fatigues
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Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives

Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are...

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NADCP Conference Highlights Individual Experiences of Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

We spent a week at the National Association for Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Conference where a common...

Sobriety Checkpoint Sign
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Tennessee Court Says DUI Testing Fees Unconstitutional

For eight years, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has collected a $250 DUI testing fee for blood...

Target 25 Logo
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Judge John S. Kennedy Leaves Behind a Legacy in York County, PA

After serving 22 years on the bench, the Honorable John S. Kennedy has called it a career. Though...

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Funding Alert: 2017 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grants

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting...

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Milestone & New Report Highlight Importance of Treatment Courts

According to a recent announcement by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP), there are now more...

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Drug Court Funding Available for Local Governments and Courts

Grants for drug court services, coordination, offender management, and recovery support services The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA),...

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Funding Available for Programs Using Swift, Certain, and Fair Sanctions (SCF)

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has announced that funding is available for...

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Impaired Driving Remains a Top Priority for NTSB

Each year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) releases its “Most Wanted List” with 10 critical transportation safety improvements needed...

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U.S. Military Veterans Find Help and Hope in Special Court

A disproportionate number of U.S. Military Veterans find themselves embroiled in the U.S. justice system after returning from combat. Veterans...