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CONTACT:
Angelita Plemmer Williams
Terri Charles
410-260-1488
Maryland Judiciary
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
2001-E/F Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-260-1488

 

Media Advisory:
  District Court Program Helps High School Students Learn about Choices and Consequences


(ANNAPOLIS, Md. – February 8, 2016) More than 100 Anne Arundel County high school students will come to court on Thursday, February 11, to learn about the legal and financial consequences of being charged with offenses such as drunk driving.  The students will be taking part in the Schools in the Court program at the Anne Arundel County District Court in Annapolis.  The media are invited to attend.

The students will watch actual criminal court proceedings, meet with prosecutors and public defenders, and hear from people who have experienced the personal and life-changing effects of poor choices.  The students will also have a chance to meet members of the Maryland State Police K-9 squad.

Students from Broadneck, Glen Burnie, and Southern high schools and The Harbour School will take part in the February 11 program.  This is the third of four Schools in the Court programs that the District Court of Maryland in Anne Arundel County is holding this school year.


WHAT:
District Court of Maryland in Anne Arundel County’s Schools in the Court program

WHEN:
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Courtroom 1, Anne Arundel County District Court, 251 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis

WHO:
Anne Arundel County District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer will preside.  Approximately 120 Anne Arundel County students from The Harbour School and Broadneck, Glen Burnie, and Southern high schools will attend.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Call the Maryland Judiciary’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs at 410-260-1488 if you want to attend or have questions, including when and where cameras will be allowed.

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