Attorney Marc Carter had a client, 18 years old. A first-time offender, she'd been smoking crack cocaine since she was 14. She was the mother of a young child. Everyone involved in the case agreed that what she needed was rehabilitation, Carter says, and the court gave her an offer of drug treatment and probation. Her alternative was six months in county jail, which... More >>>
Judge Jan Krocker has a good program to send drug offenders to, if she can just get them to go.