PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT John Adams Courthouse One Pemberton Square Boston, Massachusetts 02108 MEDIA ADVISORY
CONTACT: Jennifer Donahue/Erika Gully-Santiago
(617) 557-1114 Jennifer.Donahue@jud.state.ma.us
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2017
State Trial Court Judges to Visit Local Schools & Community Organizations for National Judicial Outreach Week, March 6-10, 2017
In recognition of the first-ever National Judicial Outreach Week, approximately 20 Superior and District Court judges will visit local schools and community organizations across the state to educate students and citizens about the American legal system. The theme of the week is "Preserving the Rule of Law". An initiative of the American Bar Association, National Judicial Outreach Week will be observed the first full week of March each year.
In community-based events this week, judges have volunteered their time to speak with groups of students and members of the community about what the Rule of Law means, how the American legal system works, and the work that judges do in courts every day. A listing of events and media contacts are below.
Where / When:
School / Organization
Date of Visit
Arlington High School, AP Government Class
March 8, 8:10 a.m.
Attleboro High School
March 9, 8:30 a.m.
Bridgewater-Raynham High School
March 10, 9:20 a.m.
Greater Lawrence Tech High School
March 9, two classes:
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. and
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Medfield High School
March 10, 10:00 a.m.
Millis High School
March 10, 12:30 p.m.
Oliver Ames High School, Easton
March 9, 1:30 p.m.
Roxbury Community College
March 8, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Salem Academy Charter School
Sean O’Neil, Executive Director
978-744-2105, ext. 101
March 13, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wellesley Council on Aging co-sponsored with Wellesley Main Library
March 10, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., Wellesley Main Library, 530 Washington Street