Can Judicial Compassion Be Unethical? Veterans’ Treatment Courts Two months ago something happened that has been bothering me ever since. A judge in North Carolina sentenced a man to 24 hours in jail then joined him in the cell for the night. District Court Judge Lou Olivera is a veteran of the Gulf War and […]
The traditional Canons, however, did not anticipate a collaborative court system but, rather, relies on an adversarial system when making the rules. With one exception, the Canons have not addressed problem-solving courts and their unique needs.