Friday, May 11, 2012

Prof. Brandeis speaks to judges about teaching in schools and the community as part of judicial outreach

Prof. Brandeis gives his top ten tips for teaching students.  At left: Judge Joel Bolger and Pam Orme.

Prof. Jason Brandeis, J.D., Justice faculty, was a panelist at the Alaska Judicial Conference in Anchorage on May 4 for the topic "Fostering Public Education: Teaching in Schools & Community Settings." Other members of the panel were conference chair Judge Joel Bolger, Alaska Court of Appeals, and Pam Orme, Anchorage School District Social Studies Curriculum Director.  The audience included Alaska Supreme Court justices, Court of Appeals judges, district and superior court judges from around the state, and other court system personnel.

The panel was part of a series of conference presentations on "Explaining and Defending the Role of the Courts: Judicial Outreach in Your Community."  The Alaska Court System has an active program of reaching out to and involving community members state-wide through a variety of programs and events.