Sustaining Drug Courts in Arizona and South Carolina: An Experience in Hodgepodge Budgeting*
Douglas, James W., Hartley, Roger E., Justice System Journal
Aquiring resources sufficient to carry out the constitutional and statutory functions of the judicial branch of government has long been an area of concern for state and local courts (see Baar, 1975; Tobin, 1999). judicial advocates have complained that the judiciary is often neglected when resources are distributed by executive and legislative officials (ABA Division for Public Education, 1999; American Bar Association, 1997; Wolfson, 1994). The problem of obtaining adequate resources is compounded when the courts seek funding above their baseline to initiate institutional reforms. Doing so asks elected officials to divert resources away from programs that are likely to yield greater …
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Publication information: Article title: Sustaining Drug Courts in Arizona and South Carolina: An Experience in Hodgepodge Budgeting*. Contributors: Douglas, James W. - Author, Hartley, Roger E. - Author. Journal title: Justice System Journal. Volume: 25. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2004. Page number: 75. © National Center for State Courts 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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