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A Day in the Federal Criminal Court System

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, Feb 10, 2016

Next week brings a rare opportunity for students that is not to be missed: a chance to observe federal court in action, and meet and interact with the attorneys and judges. Students are welcome to come for any or all of the sessions, but RSVPs are required!

The announcement:

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, in coordination with the King Hall Criminal Law Association, and with the participation of the Court, the Federal Defender’s Office, and the Pretrial and Probation Offices, invites all King Hall law students to:

A Day in the Federal Criminal Court System
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
501 I Street, Sacramento

9:00 a.m.

District Judge John A. Mendez, Criminal Calendar, Courtroom No. 6, 14th Floor.

Attire: minimum business casual. All cell phones must be completely off. Judge Mendez has graciously invited students to his chambers (space permitting) after the calendar for a discussion.

1:00 p.m.             

A Discussion with Federal Prosecutors and Federal Defenders, Kennedy Learning Center, 1st Floor

1:50 p.m.             

Magistrate Judge Allison Claire, Arraignment Calendar, Courtroom 26, 8th Floor.

Attire: minimum business casual.

All cell phones must be completely off. Judge Claire will talk with students following the calendar as time allows.

3:00 p.m.             

A Discussion with Federal Pretrial Services and Probation Officers, Kennedy Learning Center, 1st Floor