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Drug Courts

National Center for DWI Courts

In his State of the State Address, Governor Dennis Daugaard proposed a criminal justce reform measure that includes an expansion of the state's drug and alcohol courts.  West Huddleston, CEO of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, discussed how drug courts work and their effectiveness in helping addicts and their families.  Huddleston is regarded as a national pioneer in drug courts and other alternative sentencing strategies.