The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness of Drug Courts and what makes the courts more effective than the traditional probation process. A systematic review of studies conducted to assess the impact of drug courts on stated outcomes indicates that the policy is an effectives means of reducing negative outcomes between drug courts and drug offenders. In addition, this policy reduces the incarceration number of inmates due to the rehabilitation style treatment that the offenders receive.
Pinney, Sean, "An Evolution of Effectiveness of Drug Courts" (2021). Spring Showcase for Research and Creative Inquiry. 112.