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NCJ Number: 197589 Find in a Library
Title: District of Columbia Courts: 2001 Annual Report
Corporate Author: District of Columbia Courts
United States of America
Editor(s): Joanne Pozzo; Kim Beverly; Cora Thorne
Date Published: 2002
Page Count: 112
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
Publisher: http://www.dcsc.gov 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic) ; Statistics
Format: Document - Designates non-commercial publications, such as Government and gray literature reports.
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Data and information on District of Columbia (DC) courts for 2001 pertain to court management activities as well as civil and criminal case activity, social services activity, and court reporting and recording.
Abstract: New initiatives in court management focused on improving court operations by streamlining case processing, permitting the electronic filing of documents, creating a family court dedicated to resolving the problems of children and families, enhancing courthouse security, ensuring fiscal integrity, and increasing access to data across court operations and within the District's criminal justice community are presented in this report. Four tables and one exhibit present data and information on DC courts' finances. This is followed by a description of the various ways in which the courts and court personnel have become involved in constructive community activities. Statistics are then provided on various courts' criminal and civil case filings, processing, and dispositions. Tables also present statistics on family case activity, probate case activity, and the processing of alternative dispute resolution. Tables that reflect social services activity of the courts encompass juvenile supervision, child abuse supervision, and the domestic relations diagnostic caseload. Extensive tables and figures
Main Term(s): Court statistics
Index Term(s): Alternative court procedures; Appellate courts; Civil litigation; Civil proceedings; Court annual reports; Court costs; Court management; Court procedures; Court reporting; Criminal proceedings; District of Columbia; Family courts; Municipal courts
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