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Policy Reform Reports
Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond - Final Report, December 2000 (Update)
Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond - Final Report, December 2000 (Update)

An update to the community of the Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond publication. Please call 202.785.5917 to order over the phone.

Partnerships for Reform, Civil Society and the Administration of Justice, June 2000
Partnerships for Reform, Civil Society and the Administration of Justice, June 2000

The combined efforts of Samuel F. Harahan, Executive Director of the Council for Court Excellence, and Waleed Haider Malik, Senior Public Sector Management Specialist and Task Manager in the Public Sector Group of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit of the Latin America and Carribean Region of the World Bank, produced this booklet geared towards analyzing the policy considerations relating to establishing and promoting more effective civil society participation in the administration of justice. Please call 202.785.5917 to order over the phone.

Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond, February 1998
Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond, February 1998

Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond is a comprehensive Council for Court Excellence policy report examining the trial level jury systems of the federal and local trial courts in Washington, DC. Notable for its focus from the petit juror's perspective, this report offer a variety of constructive and practical proposals for enhancing jury participation and the jury experience. (Online Only)

Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond - Executive Summary, February 1998
Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond - Executive Summary, February 1998

An executive summary of the Juries for the Year 2000 and Beyond publication. (Online Only)

Criminal Punishment in the District of Columbia: Intermediate Sanctions, Prisons and Public Safety, March 1996
Criminal Punishment in the District of Columbia: Intermediate Sanctions, Prisons and Public Safety, March 1996

This March 1996 report examines how the District of Columbia deploys its adult correctional resources, programs, and usage as compared with that of other jurisdictions. Focusing in particular on the nonviolent offender and the limited availability of expensive prison bedspace this policy report presents findings on innovative criminal justice programs that are programmatically effective and far less costly than prison. The Council for Court Excellence authored the report under contract for the Federal City Council. Please call 202.785.5917 to order over the phone.

Community Education Booklets
Victim’s Guide to the District of Columbia Justice System
Victim’s Guide to the District of Columbia Justice System

CCE’s Victim’s Guide has been a stalwart resource for victims and their advocates for nearly 30 years. While previous versions focused on court proceedings and the trial process, this revision takes a more holistic approach because most criminal cases do not go to trial. The new Victim’s Guide provides a comprehensive overview of various facets of D.C.’s justice system and directs victims to the myriad community-based resources that have become available in recent years.

Personal Affairs Record Book: Fillable Format [English]
Personal Affairs Record Book: Fillable Format [English]

This "fill-in-the-blanks" estate planning Record Book is organized to help you list and record the location of your important personal and financial papers. It is a handy reference which has been distributed widely throughout the nation.

Libro de Anotaciones de Asuntos Personales: Fillable Format
Libro de Anotaciones de Asuntos Personales: Fillable Format

(Spanish Version of the Personal Affairs Record Book.) Esto es un libreto acompañante a Cuando Alguien Fallece: Una Guía sobre el Proceso Testamentario y de Sucesiones en Washington, DC para Personas que no son Abogados.

School Discipline Report Executive Summary
School Discipline Report Executive Summary
A Victim's Guide to the DC Criminal Justice System
A Victim's Guide to the DC Criminal Justice System

This fully updated resource provides clear step-by-step guidance to help victims of crime and witnesses to crime navigate the process and access all available services.



 
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