Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Prof. Periman teaches at "Color of Justice 2010"

Professor Deb Periman, Justice faculty member, taught three sessions for the "Color of Justice 2010 - Fostering Diversity in the Legal Profession & Judiciary" program on Thursday and Friday, June 17 and 18, 2010 at the UAA campus and the Alaska Court. About 80 high school and college students from around the state attended this event which included sessions on law and legal careers. Alaska judges and lawyers and professors from Northwest law schools taught the various sessions.

For the High School Track (freshmen and sophomores), Prof. Periman presented "Follow Your College Dream: Think About Your Future." For College and Career Track participants, she discussed "Pre-law Support Services at UAA" and "Preparing for the LSAT: Reading Comprehension and Logic."

This program is sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges with additional support from the University of Alaska Anchorage, the Alaska Court System, and other educational and community partners.

Pictured: (l to r) Prof. Deb Periman, UAA Justice Center, and Susan Lee, Gonzaga University School of Law Director of Admissions, teaching a session for the High School Track participants.