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The following courts will have activities on Friday, April 29:

  • John Adams Courthouse, One Pemberton Square, Boston, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    The theme of the day will be “Miranda: More than Words.” A total of about 100 students from Fenway High School and Cathedral High School will participate in activities at the Supreme Judicial Court, including a Theatre Espresso play entitled Justice at War. Supreme Judicial Court Law Clerk Society volunteers will lead students through educational exercises that encourage in-depth discussions on current legal topics that illustrate and emphasize the Law Day theme. Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, and SJC Associate Justices Margot Botsford and Geraldine S. Hines will speak with the students and answer questions about the judicial branch.
  • Fenton Judicial Center, 2 Appleton Street, Lawrence, Courtroom 4, 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Hosted by the Lawrence Bar Association, the Lawrence District Court at the Fenton Judicial Center will celebrate Law Day 2016 with a speech contest featuring high school students from local schools on the topic “Miranda: More than Words.”
  • Middlesex Juvenile Court – Lowell, 89 Appleton Street, Lowell, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Hosted by the Lowell Bar Association, the day’s events will feature a speech contest and lunch at the courthouse. Lawyers and judges from all courts will take part in a classroom program in all 8th grade Lowell Public Schools classrooms during the morning. First Justice Jay Blitzman and Judge Patricia Flynn will preside over courtroom festivities, which will feature essay and poster contests.  Those expected to attend the day’s events include Juvenile Court Chief Justice Amy L. Nechtem and Lowell Mayor Rodney M. Elliott.
  • Plymouth Trial Court, 52 Obery Street, Plymouth, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Hosted by the Plymouth County Bar Association, the theme of the day will be “Miranda: More than Words.” The day-long program involves approximately 150 local high school students, who will participate in a variety of activities including a mock trial that are designed to educate about the rule of law in an evolving democratic society, and highlight the American justice system. District Court Chief Justice Paul C. Dawley will speak during the morning portion of the program.

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