Manhattan opens Veterans Treatment Court for drug addicted, mentally ill veterans facing felony charges


April 12, 2016 | New York Daily News

Manhattan opens Veterans Treatment Court for drug addicted, mentally ill veterans facing felony charges

…Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said military service can strengthen people but “it can also leave wounds … war wounds … that can lead to involvement in the criminal justice system. We see it all the time.” Manhattan Supreme Court Justice A. Kirke (cq) Bartley is a Vietnam vet who will be running the new court.