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Jury Service Appreciation Campaign Fact Sheet

Tips for courts to create their own jury service appreciation campaigns, based on CCE's decade-long experience conducting such appreciation campaigns. Developed in the 1990's and utilized by many states, the ideas for conducting your own campaing are still current.

Practice Manual for Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in the District of Columbia
Practice Manual for Child Abuse and Neglect Cases in the District of Columbia

This comprehensive guide to neglect and abuse practices in the DC Superior Court Family Court has been written and peer-reviewed by experienced child neglect practitioners. Joanne Schamest and Leslie Susskand are the editors.

Jury Duty: Tips for Citizens
Jury Duty: Tips for Citizens

This short brochure provides much needed information for jurors. Some of the topics the brochure touches upon are: What to do when summoned for jury duty? What to expect if you fail to appear for jury duty. Should you drive or ride public transportation? Be prepared to spend time waiting.

Compliments and Complaints Guide
Compliments and Complaints Guide

The Council for Court Excellence is pleased to present its Compliments and Complaints Guide. This guide gathers in one place information about how to submit compliments or comments and how to make and resolve complaints about any professional in the DC justice system. The information in this guide comes from sixteen courts and agencies in the District that provided details about their compliment and complaint referral process.

Truancy Law Training Materials Packet
Truancy Law Training Materials Packet
 
Shutting Off the School-to-Prison Pipeline

 

 
Truancy Law Training Q&A
Testimony
 
Testimony on the Metro Safety Amendment Act of 2023

CCE submitted testimony to the record regarding the  Metro Safety Amendment Act of 2023.

 
Testimony Regarding the ACTIVE Act of 2023

CCE Board leader and Criminal Justice Committee Chair Olinda Moyd and Senior Policy Manager testified before the Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety regarding the Addressing Crime through Targeted Interventions and Violence Enforcement (“ACTIVE”) Act of 2023.

 
Testimony in Opposition of the Safer Stronger Amendment Act of 2023

On June 27, 2023, CCE's Executive Director Misty Thomas testified before the Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety in opposition of B25-0291, the Safer Stronger Amendment Act of 2023. 

 



 
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