John Feinblatt is the President of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country. He is a senior advisor to former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and, in addition to his role at Everytown, has led the former mayor’s efforts on immigration reform, infrastructure investment, and marriage equality. During the twelve years of the Bloomberg administration, Feinblatt held the position of New York City’s Criminal Justice Coordinator and in 2010 was appointed the Mayor’s Chief Policy Advisor. Previously he was the Founding Director of the Center for Court Innovation and the Founding Director of the Midtown Community Court. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.
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Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice
by Greg Berman & John Feinblatt
Public confidence in American criminal courts is at an all-time low. Victims, communities, and even offenders view courts as unable to respond adequately to complex social and legal problems including drugs, prostitution, domestic violence, and quality-of-life crime. Judges and attorneys think that the courts produce assembly-line justice. But problem-solving courts offer an effective alternative.
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