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In The Moment ... January 11, 2018 Show 254 Hour 1

South Dakota Supreme Court Justice David Gilbertson joins In the Moment for a look at his legislative priorities for the 2018 session.

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has been a judge for more than 30 years. He sits down with Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh to discuss the evolution of criminal justice, the expansion of initiatives such as veterans court,  and how judges can build lives instead of prison walls.

State Of The Judiciary

Jan 10, 2013

South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson joined Karl Gehrke Thursday at the State Capitol in Pierre to discuss the state of the judiciary, including the expansion of drug and alcohol courts.

Personal And State Economics Intersect At Crime

Jan 4, 2013
Victoria Wicks

By Victoria Wicks

Today’s Dakota Digest is the last segment in a four-part series. SDPB’s Victoria Wicks examines aspects of the state’s efforts to reduce prison populations by offering treatment and other community-based resources to offenders. That frees up prison space for violent and career criminals. Officials are optimistic that the money saved by not sending offenders to prison can adequately fund treatment, intensive supervision, and housing and job assistance for people whose only other option is going to the penitentiary.