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Judges in the Classroom

Judges in your community are available for visits to K-12 public schools. This school year, we've matched over 300 classrooms in 28 counties! These visits help develop a better public understanding of the third and equal judicial branch of state and federal government. Visits can be customized to meet the needs of your classroom. 

 

How to Request a Visit from a Judicial Officer: Review lesson options, or describe your needs on the request form. Submit the request with as much advanced notice as possible (At least 3 weeks in advance is preferred). A coordinator will contact you once a volunteer has confirmed availability. A pre-visit meeting between the teacher and judge will help best plan for the visit. Note for virtual visits: Conduct your pre-visit planning meeting on the platform to be used for virtual visits (to test connection, audio, etc.) The visit happens and feedback forms are collected!

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THERE'S A BUZZ OUT THERE:

Elementary School Teacher, San Diego

I thought the program was outstanding! It was nice for the children to see that judges are normal people too.

Judge, Sacramento County

“I really enjoyed working with the teacher and the students.  I had about 10 students who actively participated and we had a great discussion."

5th Grade Student, Butte County

It was great! (smiley face)

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