ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Miami: Mark Potter) Experimental approach in Miami's drug court examined; scenes shown from courtroom where Judge Stanley Goldstein confronts and cajoles addicts into treatment programs as alternatives to jailing. Statistics on drug court's success cited. Miami-modelled drug court in Portland, OR, shown. [Portland Judge Karl HAAS - talks about his program.] [Mobile, Alabama, Judge Braxton KITTRELL - talks about the Portland court.] Problems in other cities trying to set up drug courts outlined; scenes shown from Mobile meeting. [GOLDSTEIN - comments.]
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