Federal CARE Court program in Oklahoma City is alternative to prison
CARE Court designed to keep federal defendants from returning to prison by stressing accountability; rewards for completion include reduction in supervised release
It is the day before Thanksgiving and a team of well-dressed men and women are seated at a table with U.S. District Judge Tim DeGiusti on the fourth floor of the federal courthouse in Oklahoma City.
The gathering includes a prosecutor, a public defender, a probation officer and a drug and alcohol counselor charged with administering CARE Court, the federal court’s version of drug...
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