Nine local parents reunite with their children, graduate from DC Superior Courts’ Family Treatment Court Program
Last month, nine parents dedicated to their families participated in the commencement ceremony for DC Superior Courts’ Family Treatment Court Program (FTC), graduating to lives without drugs and with their children. The program, created in 2003, is a...
The Honorable Vijay Shanker Is Now a Judge on the DC Court of Appeals
Vijay Shanker was the Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice, where he worked since 2005. He was previously Counselor and Acting Deputy Chief of Staff to the Assistant Attorney General...
The District’s Domestic Violence Intake Center Satellite Office in the Heart of Anacostia is Now Open
Meeting You Where You Are – Helping You When It’s Needed the Most The District’s Domestic Violence Intake Center Satellite Office in the heart of Anacostia is now open. Located by the ‘Big Chair’ at 2041 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, Southeast, ...
Today Marks the 36th Annual DC Courts Adoption Day
The 2022 DC Courts 36th Annual Adoption Day video is now posted – and it’s all good – as you can see here. During fiscal year 2021, 174 children were adopted in the District of Columbia. That is 174 kids in forever loving homes. But we’re not talking...
It's Back to High School for the Judges in DC Superior Court's Criminal Division
The group of judges was all the judges who are assigned to handle adult criminal cases in 2023. This was part of our required training for the judges. We visited Saint Elizabeths in the morning and the jail in the afternoon, but as I mentioned in my...