Crime, Legal Related

Council for Court Excellence

aka CCE

Washington, DC

Mission

Formed in Washington, D.C. in January 1982, the Council for Court Excellence is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, civic organization. The Council has been the moving force behind adoption of the one day/one trial jury system in the D.C. Superior Court, modernization of the trial and grand jury systems, reform of the District of Columbia probate laws and procedures, expansion of crime victim rights, improvement in court handling of child neglect and abuse cases, and proposing methods to speed resolution of civil cases by the D.C. trial and appellate courts. To improve the public's access to justice and increase their understanding of our justice system, the Council over the years has published and disseminated over 350,000 copies of plain-language booklets and other materials explaining a wide variety of court systems.

Ruling Year

1982

Principal Officer

Dr. June Kress

Main Address

1111 14th St NW Ste 500

Washington, DC 20005 USA

Keywords

justice system reform, criminal justice, civil justice, family justice, access to justice, jury

EIN

52-1241825

 Number

8214327286

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Administration of Justice, Courts (Court Administration, Court Reform, Alternatives to Litigation and Sentencing) (I50)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (I05)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Financials

Council for Court Excellence

Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No