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Greg Berman
Center for Court Innovation

Greg Berman is the director of the Center for Court Innovation. Part of the founding team responsible for creating the Center, he has helped guide the organization from start-up to an annual budget of more than $17 million. He previously served as deputy director of the Center and as the lead planner for the Red Hook Community Justice Center. He is the co-author of Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice (The New Press, 2005). He has contributed to several other books including Judicial Politics (CQ Press) and Resolving Family Conflicts (Ashgate). In addition, his written work has appeared in ABA Judges Journal (guest editor), Law and Policy, Judicature, New Statesman (UK), The Guardian (UK), National Law Journal, Justice System Journal, Court Review, American Criminal Law Review and other publications. Prior to joining the Center for Court Innovation, he created the New York Common Application, a universal form designed to expedite the foundation grant proposal process for community groups in the New York area. He has also worked in development (New Israel Fund) and as a freelance journalist (Providence Journal). He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and a former Coro Fellow in Public Affairs.

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