CCE
Text Size:

News & Events

  • Join CCE at our Fall 2020 Virtual Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue Program!

    Join CCE at our Fall 2020 Virtual Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue Program!

    Join us on September 1 for our latest Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue program, “Shut Out or Shut Down?: Challenges in Ensuring Public Access to Courts and Government During COVID-19.”

  • New CCE Videos Explain Assisted Decision-Making Tools  Available in the District

    New CCE Videos Explain Assisted Decision-Making Tools Available in the District

    In May CCE published two of four educational videos on different assisted decision-making tools discussed in our latest community education guide When Adults Need Help.

  • CCE Signs on to Thrive Under 25 Letter to the Mayor and DC Council Regarding COVID-19

    CCE Signs on to Thrive Under 25 Letter to the Mayor and DC Council Regarding COVID-19

    n May 2020 CCE joined local advocates to write to the DC Council and Mayor Bowswer with recommendations for further COVID-19 responsive actions in DC's criminal legal system to better meet the needs of people who are incarcerated or returning home to the District from prison and jail. CCE is actively leading work on several of the recommendations in coalition with our partners.

  • May 2020 Newsletter

    May 2020 Newsletter

    Read our May 2020 newsletter to see how CCE is continuing to adapt projects during COVID-19 and advocate for some of the District's most vulnerable residents.

  • Our statement in solidarity with the Black community.

    Our statement in solidarity with the Black community.

    CCE stands in solidarity with the Black community and denounces racism and police brutality.

  • Please join us for

    Please join us for "Meet the Next Chief" Virtual Forum in June 2020

    CCE, in partnership with other local legal organizations, will be hosting “Meet the Next Chief Judge,” a forum for members of the public to hear from the judges who have applied to become the new Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. This special event will be held virtually on an evening in early June as a Zoom webinar, generously provided by the D.C. Bar.

  • April 2020 Newsletter

    April 2020 Newsletter

    Read CCE's April 2020 newsletter to learn how we are continuing to be responsive to the needs of the District in light of COVID-19 and how our educational resources may be of assistance during this time.

  • CCE and GW Law Prisoner & Reentry Clinic Publish Proposal to Reduce Incarceration Amid COVID-19

    CCE and GW Law Prisoner & Reentry Clinic Publish Proposal to Reduce Incarceration Amid COVID-19

    Published in April 2020 in response to COVID-19, CCE and the George Washington University Law School’s Prisoner & Reentry Clinic's proposal outlines updates that can be made to the District’s law on good time credits, earned time credits, and compassionate release for incarcerated residents.

  • 2019 Highlights

    2019 Highlights

    Check out CCE's 2019 Highlights to learn more about some of our signature projects in 2019, upcoming projects for 2020, and how you can join us in improving justice in DC during this new decade!

  • November 2019 Newsletter

    November 2019 Newsletter

    Check out CCE's end-of-year newsletter to learn more about our current projects, updates on justice in the District, and ways you can get involved!

  • District Task Force on Jails & Justice Publishes Phase I Report on Future of Corrections in DC

    District Task Force on Jails & Justice Publishes Phase I Report on Future of Corrections in DC

    The Phase I report, released November 2019, includes feedback from nearly 2,000 community members and leaders in the criminal legal field, as well as the input and expertise from its 26 members. The Task Force was convened by the Council for Court Excellence and their partners the Vera Institute for Justice and National Reentry Network for Returning Citizens.

  • Join CCE at our Fall 2019 Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue Program!

    Join CCE at our Fall 2019 Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue Program!

    Join us on November 19 for our latest Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue program, “Journalism Isn’t Justice – Examining Both Roles in the Era of #MeToo.”

  • Nominations for the 2020 Justice Potter Stewart Award are invited through October 25

    Nominations for the 2020 Justice Potter Stewart Award are invited through October 25

    The Council for Court Excellence is accepting nominations for the 2020 Justice Potter Stewart Award through Friday, October 25, 2019.

  • August 21st Community Town Hall on Jails & Justice in DC

    August 21st Community Town Hall on Jails & Justice in DC

    The District Task Force on Jails and Justice, which CCE coordinates, is hosting a Town Hall on August 21 to give DC residents a chance to come and share their opinions and experiences with the Task Force members. Tell us what you think about building a new jail, funding services to meet community needs, and making our neighborhoods safer! Your voice is needed.

  • CCE on the Kojo Show

    CCE on the Kojo Show

    On July 26, 2019, CCE's Deputy Director, Emily Tatro, was a guest on WAMU's Kojo Nnandi show. Ms. Tatro was there to discuss CCE's reentry work, the challenges that men and women returning from incarceration face in the District, and some of the innovative programs that are working to help returning citizens get jobs and build professional skills.

  • July 2019 Newsletter

    July 2019 Newsletter

    Check out CCE's July newsletter to learn more about our current projects, updates on justice in the District, and ways you can get involved!

  • April 2019 Newsletter

    April 2019 Newsletter

    Check out CCE's latest newsletter to learn more about our current projects and ways you can get involved!

  • CCE Publishes New Guide to Help D.C. Residents Navigate Complex Legal Decisions

    CCE Publishes New Guide to Help D.C. Residents Navigate Complex Legal Decisions

    When Adults Need Help Making Decisions and Managing Daily Affairs, a guide that explains in non-technical language the resources that are available to people in the D.C. area who, because of illness, physical or intellectual disabilities, aging, injury or dementia, may need extra help when making important life decisions. This guide can help D.C. residents and family members, social workers, lawyers, and anyone who is seeking to support a loved one who may need assistance making legal, financial, educational, or medical decisions.

  • CCE Awarded 2019 Grant to Study Building a New Jail in D.C.

    CCE to lead a citywide engagement effort to elevate community priorities as the District prepares to build a new correctional facility.

  • Save the Date: Justice Potter Stewart Award Dinner!

    Save-the-Date! CCE's 2019 Justice Potter Stewart Award Dinner will be held on May 23rd, 2019. Join us in celebrating the contributions of Mark Herzog, Michele Roberts, and Charlie and Pauline Sullivan.

 
Copyright ©2011-2012 The Council for Court Excellence. All rights reserved.