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D.C. Superior Court

July 11, 2022

Superior Court Issues Orders Regarding Access to Juvenile Justice Data

On July 11 the Superior Court of the District of Columbia issued Administrative Orders 22-10 and 22-11 regarding access to juvenile justice data. The first authorizes the Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia (OAG) to share case records and law enforcement records of juveniles in the delinquency system with researchers at the Urban Institute for the purposes of evaluating OAG’s restorative justice prosecution program.

D.C. Bar

July 05, 2022

Bar Seeks Candidates for Various Committee and Board Vacancies

The D.C. Bar Board of Governors is seeking candidates for appointment in the fall to the following standing committees: Clients’ Security Fund, Communities, Continuing Legal Education, Global Legal Practice, Judicial Evaluation, Lawyer Assistance, Leadership Development, Nominations, Pro Bono, and Regulations/Rules/Board Procedures.

Chad Sarchio and Neal Katyal

June 28, 2022

At 2022 D.C. Bar Conference, Speakers Contemplate Challenges & Future of Law

By Jeremy Conrad and John Murph

D.C. Bar members, leaders, and others in the D.C. legal community gathered on June 23 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel for the Bar’s 2022 Conference celebrating its golden anniversary and envisioning its next 50 years. The event featured panel discussions with past and present leaders of the Bar as well as a fireside chat with high-powered U.S. Supreme Court litigator Neal Katyal.

D.C. Bar President Ellen M. Jakovic

June 27, 2022

2022 Presidents Reception Raises Record $1.23 Million for Pro Bono Center

By John Murph

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center raised a record-breaking $1.23 million for the 2022 Presidents Reception on June 23 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. The annual event, hosted by past presidents of the Bar, raises funds to support the Center’s transformative work and in honor of the Bar’s incoming president.