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For Immediate Release

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Media Advisory
Howard County District Court Celebrates
17th Drug/DUI Treatment Court Graduation

(ELLICOTT CITY, Md. – May 15, 2013) On Wednesday, May 22, Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig will preside over a graduation of a different sort as 14 graduates celebrate their success with family members and friends during the Howard County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court’s 17th graduation. The media are invited to attend.

Drug and DUI treatment court programs combine judicial oversight with intensive treatment and supervision. Maryland’s first drug treatment court began in Baltimore in 1994; there are now 42 drug treatment courts throughout the state. Howard County’s drug treatment court began in June 2004 and the program for DUI infractions in January 2005. There have been 116 graduates of the rigorous programs.

WHAT Howard County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court graduation
WHO Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig is presiding. There are 14 graduates from the DUI and drug treatment court programs.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 22, 4:30 p.m.
WHERE Howard County District Court Multiservice Building, Courtroom 5
3451 Courthouse Drive
Ellicott City
CONTACT: Maryland Judiciary Office of Communications and Public Affairs, 410-260-1488. The media are invited to attend. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed must give their consent to be photographed.

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