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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 lawreview@udc.edu

THE 3RD BRANCH SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

9:45 a.m. Welcome
  • Dean Shelley Broderick
  • Timothy May
10:00-10:20 History of DC's Third Branch
  • Steven Schneebaum
10:20-11:50 Who Appoints DC Courts Judges?
  • Charles Miller
  • Patricia Worthy
  • Hon. Gregory Mize
  • Daniel Rezneck
12:00-1:20 Lunch and Keynote Address
  • Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
1:30-3:00 Who Prosecutes DC Code Crimes?
  • John Payton
  • Robert Spagnoletti
  • Joseph diGenova
  • Jo-Ann Wallace
3:10-4:40 Who Controls the Organization and Funding of the DC Courts?
  • Peter Kolker
  • Sam Harahan
  • Stephen Harlan
4:40 p.m. Closing Remarks
  • John Nields
  • Dean Shelley Broderick
5:00 p.m. Reception

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