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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 179610     Find in a Library
Title: District of Columbia Courts Annual Report, 1998
Corporate Author: District of Columbia Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 113
  Annotation: The 1998 annual report of the District of Columbia courts highlights efforts to administer justice fairly and efficiently and to provide quality services to citizens, as well as accomplishments during the year.
Abstract: The annual report notes that fiscal year 1998 was a time of transition for courts in the District of Columbia and a time of severe budget constraints. The courts faced challenges but still accomplished a great deal. The annual report contains information on the Joint Committee on Judicial Administration, court committees, and court organization. In addition, it describes court finances, strategic planning goals, and court involvement in the community. Caseload data on and activities of the Court of Appeals and the Superior Court are provided, as well as data on civil, criminal, family, and probate case activities. Finally, it includes sections on court dispute resolution and other caseload activities related to child support, domestic violence, taxes, and juries, as well as sections on the administrative structure of the courts, social services activities, and court reporting activities. Tables, figures, and photographs
Main Term(s): Court annual reports
Index Term(s): Appellate courts ; Family courts ; Municipal courts ; Caseloads ; Court statistics ; Caseload management ; Court structure ; Court management ; Criminal proceedings ; Civil proceedings ; District of Columbia
Sale Source: District of Columbia Courts
500 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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