|Prof. Periman (l) and Susan Lee (r) outline for students how to plan for their college education.|
The program is designed to encourage girls and minority high school students to consider careers in the law and judiciary, and is sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges, the Alaska Court System, the University of Alaska Anchorage, law schools from the Northwest, and other organizations. Two workshop tracks were available: College/Career Track and High School Track. The Alaska program was taught by Alaska judges and attorneys and Northwest law school professors.
|Prof. Periman (l); Susan Lee, Gonzaga U School of Law (r).|
|Prof. Brandeis explains students' rights at school and the issue of free speech under the Constitution.|
The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) developed this highly effective annual program to encourage girls and minority high school students to consider pursuing careers in the law and judiciary. Experienced judges and lawyers discuss law school and the requirements for admission, share their experiences including reasons why they chose their careers, and answer questions in groups. Students, judges and lawyers have praised the project, and it has been reproduced successfully nationwide.