CCE has released the first major study to document the enormous obstacles to employment facing Washington, DC residents with a criminal record.
This is the DC Superior Court's January 2012 response to CCE's July 2011 report proposing practice standards for court-appointed attorneys for children in custody cases.
This July 2011 proposal sets forth standards for good practices and consistency in the performance of lawyers for children in custody cases in DC Superior Court.
A report on the Distirct's Disorderly Conduct statutes and a legislative proposal to bring them into conformity with DC Court of Appeals and First Amendment caselaw and to promote better understanding of disorderly conduct by the public and law enforcement.
Written by John W. Nields & Timothy J. May.
Written by Steven M. Schneebaum.
Written by Charles A. Miller.
Written by John Payton.
Written by Peter R. Kolker.
DC juvenile cases are being resolved quicker due to DC Speedy Trial Juvenile legislation enacted in 2008. The report found that the DC juvenile justice system achieved a high rate of compliance with the speedy trial deadlines and with reducing the time juveniles spent in secure detention following an order to shelter care.