Striving For Routine: A Glimpse Into Vermont’s Re-Entry Court
Vermont Public Radio
June 3, 2016

“A small group of people is gathering in the chambers of U.S. Magistrate Judge John Conroy at the federal courthouse building in Burlington at 9 a.m. on a Wednesday. They’re here as part of a program called re-entry court, a program for people coming out of prison with a history of drug addiction.

“The people assembled for this meeting are mental health and addiction counselors, lawyers — a prosecutor and a public defender — and a federal probation officer, but they’re not here to defend or convict. The aim is to help get participants onto a path to a better life.”

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