Patti Brandt Burgess

Journalist (Michigan)
Reporter for Traverse City Record-Eagle.

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‘Homeless court’ works to move clients out of legal trouble

Patti Brandt Burgess
Traverse City Record-Eagle
February 17, 2018
The specialized court lets homeless people pay their fines using another currency. That means they can agree to get counseling, to stop drinking or taking drugs, to attend 12-step meetings, to find a job and more, with the program specifically tailored to each person.

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