LOCAL NEWS
1:00 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Boston Opens Court To Provide Special Support For Veterans

There’s a growing movement to create special courts for vets accused of crimes. Boston opened its first on Wednesday, following the model of the Norfolk County Veterans Court, which launched in 2012.

GUESTS

  • Judge Mary Hogan Sullivan volunteered to run the Norfolk County Veterans Court after attending a conference on drug courts.  

This is not the only specialized court in Boston. The city also has a court that deals exclusively with homeless defendants, and we profiled the city’s mental health court as part of our FOCUS report on the intersection of mental illness and criminal justice.

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