Veterans Justice Matters

July 29, 2016
Dana Harvey, Navy Veteran

Michigan has the Highest Number of Veterans Treatment Courts in the Nation

Michigan has the Highest Number of Veterans Treatment Courts in the Nation The State of Michigan boasts the greatest number of Veterans Treatment Courts in the […]
July 23, 2016
Kanakee County Courthouse

Kankakee County, Illinois Court Services Committee Review of Specialty Courts

Kankakee County, Illinois Court Services Committee Review of Specialty Courts Kanakee Times covers court services committee review of specialty courts, including veterans treatment courts, upon mandate […]
July 22, 2016
LTC Flynn

Veteran asked to leave courtroom for wearing Army uniform

Veteran asked to leave courtroom for wearing Army uniform By Debbie Bryce For the Journal Jul 20, 2016 Source: Veteran asked to leave courtroom for wearing Army […]
July 21, 2016
Captain Melton Killed

Kansas City Police Officer and Afghan War Veteran Killed in the Line of Duty

Kansas City Police Officer and Afghan War Veteran Killed in the Line of Duty Another law enforcement officer and combat veteran of the war in Afghanistan […]
July 21, 2016
Raleigh-Durham, VA

Man taken into custody following threats at the Raleigh-Durham VA

Man taken into custody following threats at the Raleigh, Durham VA A man has been arrested in Raleigh, North Carolina after he made threats against the […]
July 18, 2016
Gavin Eugene Long

Marine Corps Veteran Identified as Shooter in Baton Rouge

  Marine Corps Veteran Identified as Shooter in Baton Rouge Last week an Army combat veteran fired upon police officers in Dallas, Texas, slaying five–among them […]
July 15, 2016
Veterans Courts

CARA Legislation Funding Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts Goes Forward

 CARA Legislation Funding Drug and Veterans Treatment Courts Goes Forward The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), which has been characterized as landmark legislation, allocates funding […]
July 10, 2016
Lakeem Keon Scott

Another Army Veteran Arrested this Week for Shooting at Police

Another Army Veteran Arrested this Week for Shooting at Police Lakeem Keonn Scott, an African-American Army veteran who served in South Korea, took up position and […]
July 9, 2016
Officers killed in Dallas

Veterans on Both Sides of the Tragic Events in Dallas

Veterans on Both Sides of the Tragic Events in Dallas Following the controversial shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, LA and St. Paul, MN a […]
July 8, 2016
Courts

Henderson Veterans Court offers second chance to struggling former military members

Henderson Veterans Court offers second chance to struggling former military members By MICHAEL LYLE VIEW STAFF WRITER Albert Gutierrez was too old to continue down the […]
July 1, 2016
Rep. Bill Richardson, veterans advocate

Sentencing Mitigation Legislation for Combat Veterans

Sentencing Mitigation Legislation for Combat Veterans A number of States including California, Minnesota, Illinois and Texas have previously passed legislation allowing combat veterans with diagnosed, service-connected […]
June 30, 2016
Veterans Treatment Courts

State of California to Conduct Examination of Veterans Treatment Courts

State of California to Conduct Examination of Veterans Treatment Courts A private donor has offered to pay half of the cost for an evaluation of California’s […]