On April 20, 2007, the District of Columbia Law Review and the Council for Court Excellence co-hosted a day-long symposium, entitled Law, Justice, Democracy and the District of Columbia Courts. Speakers and panelists focused on the legal and constitutional history of courts in the District of Columbia; the appointment process for judges; control over court organization and funding; and prosecution of crimes under the D.C. Code. D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton delivered the keynote address. View the event program below.
LAW, JUSTICE, DEMOCRACY, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS
A symposium sponsored by the Law Review at the David A. Clarke School of Law and the Council for Court Excellence
Friday, April 20, 2007 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law Building 39, Second Floor Windows Lounge 4200 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Red Line Van Ness/UDC Metro * Wheelchair accessible * Free and open to the public
Pre-registration recommended: (202) 274-7349 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THE 3RD BRANCH SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
Dean Shelley Broderick
History of DC's Third Branch
Who Appoints DC Courts Judges?
Hon. Gregory Mize
Lunch and Keynote Address
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Who Prosecutes DC Code Crimes?
Who Controls the Organization and Funding of the DC Courts?