TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 25, 2013

What the state is calling the first statewide drug recovery court in the nation will open next month in Wartburg, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. In Tennessee, drug courts operate largely within judicial districts and offer alternatives to jail time for nonviolent drug offenders through recovery centers. The centers are designed to rehabilitate drug abusers and help reincorporate them into society.