Discovering Justice College Student Courthouse Visit


Discovering Justice College Student Courthouse Visit

Discovering Justice provides an opportunity for college and university students to get an inside look at the workings of the justice system.

Students will explore the law in action and learn about the art, architecture, and history of the Boston landmark and civic space: the John Joseph Moakley U.S Courthouse

These 2-3 hour visits consist of an hour guided tour of the building, a visit with a federal judge (or other legal professionals), and/or the opportunity to observe live court proceedings or trials. College students can also request to watch oral arguments with the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. 

The cost is $10 per student. To book a visit, please email Law schools, colleges, and universities will work with the Courthouse Programs Associate, Kiara Batista, to plan their visit. 

Hannah Weiser

Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Law, Babson College

"The court visit provided an opportunity to engage with the law in a unique manner that is unparalleled to the classroom. The students and faculty found the experience to be extremely valuable."

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