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Friday, October 17, 2008

New York State's Problem-Solving Courts Newsletter

PSC is the official newsletter of the Office of the Deputy
Chief Administrative Judge for Court Operations and
Planning. The Office was established in January 2003 to
"oversee the implementation and operation of New York’s
problem-solving courts and other special projects and court
initiatives." The courts address drug and alcohol addiction,
domestic violence, mental illness, sex offenses and other

The inaugural issue (July, 2008) of PCS provides
a statistical snapshot of problem-solving courts
and litigants, "features the first annual Problem-Solving
Courts Symposium and provide[s] an overview of the
different types of problem-solving courts. Future issues will
cover other topics of interest to PSC judges and staff as well
as those looking to learn more about problem-solving courts
in New York State."