The Council for Court Excellence works to improve the administration of justice in the local and federal courts and related agencies in the Washington metropolitan area. Formed in Washington, DC in January 1982, the Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic organization.
The 2015 Justice Potter Stewart Award Dinner will be on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at The Organization of American States. Join us as we honor this year's champions of justice. There's still time to nominate your hero. Submit your nominations by 12 noon on February 11, 2015.
Over 120 people attended last week’s panel presentation: “Scholars and Scoundrels: Media Access to Evidence in the Digital Age.” Using a hypothetical case - a metro shooting following the Washington football team’s NFC championship game - a panel comprised of members of the bench, bar and media explored what could or should happen with videos of the incident from cell phones, police cameras and social media.
On Thursday January 29, 2015, The Council for Court Excellence will host a panel discussion on the public's access to evidence in the digital age at National Public Radio.