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Problem-Solving Courts Successful in Lowering Recidivism, Unemployment among Graduates

Programs help strengthen communities across Michigan through ‘hope and humanity’

LANSING, MI, April 6, 2023 – The Michigan Supreme Court today released its FY 2022 Problem-Solving Courts Annual Report, tracking the progress and highlighting the success of 207 problem-solving courts (PSCs) across Michigan from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022. In particular, the report shows that graduates of adult drug court programs were, on average, more than 3 times less likely to be convicted of a new offense within three years of admission to a program. Also worth noting—especially during Alcohol Awa...

 

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