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Effectiveness of Drug Testing in the pretrial program

The purpose of this response is to show the benefits of defendants taking a drug test. The objective of this essay is to illustrate the effectiveness of the pretrial programs, and negate the assumptions that the pretrial drug-testing programs are ineffective because they are based on faulty assumptions.

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"Statistics shows that drug use is high among those arrested. After a suspect is arrested, the decision to set bail is made by the judge. In some instances, there are reasons to believe that the suspect will be a flight risk. Still there is the possibility that the suspect may commit a crime while free. In 1995, President Bill Clinton directed a universal pre-trial drug testing policy be implemented. This helped a judge decide what to do during the pre-trial process such as ordering supervised release, continued drug testing, drug treatment, or detention until trial. Many feel this forced drug testing is an important addition to our judicial system. On the other hand, there are those who feel that our privacy and confidentiality are being violated."
The purpose of this essay is to show the benefits of defendants taking a drug test. The objective of this essay is to illustrate the effectiveness of the pretrial programs, and negate the assumptions that the pretrial drug-testing programs are ineffective because ...

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The purpose of this response is to show the benefits of defendants taking a drug test. The objective is to illustrate the effectiveness of the pretrial programs, and negate the assumptions that the pretrial drug-testing programs are ineffective because they are based on faulty assumptions.

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