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From DUI Court to Boston Marathon, Franklin resident makes life-changing strides

By Shane Wolf / April 7, 2019

We love reading success stories like Ninette’s on her road to recovery. Ninette’s journey to recovery included her involvement with the Franklin, TN DUI court. “Never in my wildest imagination or wishful thinking could I have envisioned my life to be as good as it is today,” said Menna, a massage therapist with her own… Holiday Event

By Shane Wolf / November 27, 2018

NCDC participated in the annual Holiday Event on the Hill. This year Advancing Justice Director Melissa Fitzgerald took on emcee duties as she moderated a game between the Senate and House based on the new Virtual Bar app. NCDC Director Jim Eberspacher was the captain for the Senate team and even though it was…

Training in the Land of 10,000 Lakes

By Shane Wolf / October 18, 2018

We spent an amazing week in Duluth, MN training three teams from Minnesota for the Foundational Training. We spent time evaluating how the programs follow the research and the DWI court model. The training was filled with good conversations and a little fun. Thank you to the South St. Louis DWI Court and Judge Shaun…

Fun at Conference

By Shane Wolf / June 1, 2018

We at NCDC had a great time connecting with teams we trained and spreading the message of DWI courts. Thank you everyone who came to our sessions or stopped by the booth. We wish Project Director Cliff Jacobs the best as he takes on a new journey as court coordinator with the Baltimore drug court.…

The Reform & Responsibility Tour Provides Solutions to End Impaired Driving

By Shane Wolf / December 20, 2017

NADCP’s National Center for DWI Courts has wrapped a four city Reform & Responsibility Tour highlighting proven solutions aimed at ending impaired driving. Sponsored by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (, the Reform & Responsibility Tour brought together a cadre of experts to showcase collaborative partnerships, cutting-edge research, and the best evidence-based technology for…