PITTSBURG, KS.--- For the first time ever, Kansas Supreme Court held session on the Pittsburg State University campus today. The justices decided to come to PSU as part of its public outreach program. This allows the public and students to learn about the justices and what they do.
The court heard oral arguments in four appeals this morning in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall inside McCray Hall. They also highlighted the differences between a trial at a local district and oral arguments in the appeals process. Teacher's feel this is a great way for the students to better understand the justice system.
"It's important for them to be able to see it as it actually works as opposed to how the e-media portrays it. It's a lot more interesting to see them in person then just read about it or have us talk about it," said Anita White, PHS Social Studies Teacher.
Those attending heard arguments in three civil cases as well as one criminal case.
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