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South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson gives his annual State of the Judiciary speech to a joint session of the South Dakota Legislature on Wednesday in Pierre. Gilbertson says the court system is doing its part to overhaul South Daktoa's criminal justice system. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw)

SD chief justice says courts working on corrections reform

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By Chet Brokaw


PIERRE (AP) — The court system is expanding existing programs and starting new ones to treat more nonviolent offenders outside of prison as part of the overhaul of South Dakota's criminal justice system, state Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson said Wednesday.

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