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IMPORTANT COURTHOUSE DOG MANUAL NOW AVAILABLE

  An important manual concerning courthouse dogs has just become available to the public. Courthouse dogs provide emotional support for child and other vulnerable victims and witnesses in the legal system. In the not too distant past, vulnerable victims were given short shrift by the justice system. The manual recounts my experiences with children in [...]

COURTHOUSE DOGS – VOTE NOW

Don’t miss your chance to vote for Courthouse Dogs to receive a HiiL Innovating Justice Award 2013. The deadline to vote is this Friday October 18.The Courthouse Dog’s project is an innovative and important improvement in the justice system. A courthouse dog can provide comfort to crime victims and people with disabilities. Courthouse Dogs is [...]

COURTHOUSE DOGS – IMPROVING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

"Promoting Justice with Compassion"Yesterday, I had lunch with a former colleague Ellen O’Neill-Stephens, who, along with Dr. Celeste Walsen DVM, is on a mission to “bring about a major change in how we meet the emotional needs of all involved in the criminal justice system.” This goal can be accomplished with courthouse dogs. Their Courthouse [...]