Federal Tax Counter:
Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie
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 agencies, conducting hearings to hold agencies and their directors accountable for performance and spending. For a full list of the agencies under the Committee's purview, see below.
The Committee also serves as the Council's liaison with federal partners in the justice system, including: the U.S. Attorneys Office, D.C. Courts, Public Defender Service, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), Pretrial Services Agency, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the U.S. Parole Commission.
William Cranch Legal Fellow
Senior Legislative Counsel