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NCJ Number: 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
Sponsoring Agency: District of Columbia Courts
Washington, DC 20001
Sale Source: District of Columbia Courts
500 Indiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document - Designates non-commercial publications, such as Government and gray literature reports.
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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; Caseload management; Caseloads; Civil proceedings; Court management; Court statistics; Court structure; Criminal proceedings; District of Columbia; Family courts; Municipal courts
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