Judge Peggy Fulton Hora (Ret.)
Judge Peggy Fulton Hora retired from the California Superior Court after serving 21 years. She had a criminal assignment that included presiding over the Drug Treatment Court. She is a former dean of the B.E. Witkin Judicial College of California and has been on the faculty of the National Judicial College for over 20 years. Judge Hora is a Senior Judicial Fellow for the National Drug Court Institute and a Judicial Outreach Liaison for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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New: Hora, Peggy. "Tough on Crime is not Smart on Crime." Insight 8 (2013): 18-21. Print.
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Interview, "Law as Therapy: What Impact Do Drug Courts Have on Judges?" Journal of Court Innovation, 1(1), by Robert V. Wolf. PDF/Website
Video Interview: Judge Hora talks about her path to the bench, and broader options in treatment that led to rapid change in the legal system. Click here.