Hall County Reentry Court Celebrates Nebraska Problem-Solving Court Month

Hall County Reentry Court Celebrates Nebraska Problem-Solving Court Month

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Hall County Reentry Court Team Member Appreciation is scheduled to celebrate the designation of May as Problem-Solving Month in Nebraska.

Judge Andrew Butler and Reentry Court Coordinator Angela Smith are planning the celebration on May 26, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.  Hall County Reentry Court team members, staff, and participants are invited.

Activities will be held at the Hall County Courthouse, District Courtroom 1, 111 W. 1st Street, Grand Island, NE.

The month of May is nationally identified as Drug Court Month. With the diverse programming offered through Nebraska courts, it is appropriate to recognize the efforts of all of Nebraska’s problem-solving courts by proclaiming May as Problem-Solving Court Month. Chief Justice Heavican issued the proclamation announcing the significance of Nebraska’s system of problem-solving courts, urging all citizens – particularly those within the legal community – to take note of the occasion.

Problem-solving courts, which operate through the Nebraska Judicial Branch, are innovative court programs that combine intensive community-based supervision, judicial accountability, and behavioral health treatment to intervene against crime by addressing circumstances underlying criminal conduct. Judges, defense attorneys, prosecutors, supervision personnel, law enforcement, treatment providers, researchers, educators, and others dedicated to problem-solving courts work collaboratively to improve the lives of their participants and strengthen communities across the state.

 

News Reporters:

For more information, interviews, or additional information, please contact:

Angela Smith, Reentry Court Coordinator

Phone: 308-379-5473         Email: angela.smith@nebraska.gov

For additional background, visit the Problem-Solving Court webpage: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/courts/problem-solving-courts.