Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Mediating Felonies – You’re Kidding, Right?

Not really. According to this article in the Colorado Springs Gazette a very successful Felony Alternative Dispute Resolution program has been implemented in the 4th Judicial District. It originally was designed for lower level felonies and has been expanded to felonies involving deaths. The article reports that all levels of the criminal justice system think the program has merit – judge, prosecutors, defense attorneys, victims and victims’ families.

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