Special Courts in Washington, D.C. DC Public Safety Radio

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The program interviews Judge Milton Lee and Judge Melvin Wright of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Both addressed the need for and application of special courts and the expected results as to protecting public safety.

Examples of special courts include:

  1. Housing Court
  2. Prostitution Court
  3. Fathering Court
  4. Drug Courts (one each for adult and juvenile populations)
  5. Mental Health Court
  6. Community Court (in two sections of the city)
  7. Traffic Court

The website for the Superior Court is http://dccourts.gov

The website for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency is www.csosa.gov.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2011/05/special-courts-in-washington-d-c-dc-public-safety-radio/

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

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