PSA Director Testifies to Improve Post-Arrest Process

PSA Director Cliff Keenan was invited by the DC Council’s Judiciary Committee to offer testimony regarding Bill 20-323, the Post-Arrest Process Clarification Amendment Act of 2013. This proposed legislation is the outgrowth of a study undertaken by a Council for Court Excellence (CCE) committee looking at the post-arrest processing of arrestees within DC. The full report is available at

The proposed legislation is intended to enhance that process and thereby further PSA’s mission of promoting pretrial justice. Mr. Keenan is a CCE board member and chair of the committee issuing the report. His testimony before the DC Council is offered as Director of PSA.

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