Judiciary Committee Will Hold Hearing on Sentencing in the District of Columbia

The Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety will hold a Public Oversight Roundtable on sentencing in the District of Columbia and the roles and responsibilities of local and federal agencies.

Who:               Among others, hearing witnesses will include:

  • Renata Cooper, Assistant United States Attorney/Special Counsel to the United
  • Kevin Donahue, Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice/Deputy City Administrator
  • Laura Hankins, General Counsel, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Irvin Nathan, President, Council for Court Excellence (former AG)
  • Daniel Okonkwo, Executive Director, D.C. Lawyers for Youth
  • Nassim Moshiree, Policy Director, American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia
  • Karl Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia
  • Marc Schindler, Executive Director, Justice Policy Institute
  • Nancy Ware, Director, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency
  • States Attorney for Policy & Legislative Affairs, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia
  • Hon. Frederick H. Weisberg, Chair, District of Columbia Sentencing Commission

            Thursday, February 9, 9:30 a.m. - End

Where:            John A. Wilson Building
                        Room 500
                        1350 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W.
                        Washington, DC 20004

Streaming:      http://dccouncil.us/videos/




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