Spokane’s community court an experiment that’s paying off
By Rachel Alexander
Published in The Spokesman Review on March 7, 2016
“The phrase “organized chaos” is tossed out more than once by lawyers trying to describe Spokane’s community court.
Aside from the name, there’s little to suggest the weekly session at the downtown library is a court, at least in the traditional sense of the word. People flow freely around the courtroom, which is furnished in plastic chairs with a few folding tables set up in front and in the hallway outside.”