COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY
COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
The Committee on the Judiciary is responsible for all legislation related to criminal, civil, and administrative law in the District of Columbia. It also oversees all of the District's public safety agences, conducting hearings to hold agencies and their directors accountable for performance and spending.
The Committee also serves as the Council's liaison with federal partners in the justice system, including the U.S. Attorney's Office, D.C. Courts, the Public Defender Service, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), Pretrial Services Agency, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the U.S. Parole Commission.
UPDATES ON UPCOMING COMMITTEE HEARINGS:
The Committee sends out a monthly e-mail containing
the Hearing Overview Sheet listing all upcoming hearings
scheduled by the Committee.
To access reports and other information relevant to the Committee's legislative, performance, and budget activities, click on the appropriate Council Period page below:
|Council Period 19 (2011 - 2012)|
|Council Period 18 (2009 - 2010)|
|Council Period 17 (2007 - 2008)|
MENDELSON'S GOALS AS COMMITTEE CHAIR:
|Reducing Gun Violence:|