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Law School hosts events for children and teens as part of Explore UT, Saturday, March 2, 2013

 

Judge Edward Prado, '72, looks for volunteer jurors for the "Gold E. Locks" Mock Trial during a past Explore UT.

Judge Edward Prado, ’72, looks for volunteer jurors for the “Gold E. Locks” Mock Trial during a past Explore UT.

 

On Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the University of Texas at Austin will host “the biggest open house in Texas”—Explore UT. This annual event is a hands-on introduction to the University to schoolchildren from kindergarten through high school through a variety of events, performances, lectures, exhibits, and other activities.

As in past years, the Law School will host several events:

Noon–12:40 p.m.

So You Want to Go to Law School

Get an overview of the application process and requirements for law school admission from Assistant Dean for Admission and Financial Aid Monica Ingram. Learn about steps to take early in an academic career to better prepare for law school consideration. TNH 2.137

1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

Gold E. Locks Mock Trial

Law students perform in a mock trial with Gold E. Locks, a well-known storybook figure, as the defendant. The Honorable Edward C. Prado, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, will preside. Children in the courtroom will be selected to serve as the jurors. CCJ Eidman Courtroom

3:00 p.m.–3:40 p.m.

Gold E. Locks Mock Trial

Law students perform in a mock trial with Gold E. Locks, a well-known storybook figure, as the defendant. The Honorable Edward C. Prado, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, will preside. Children in the courtroom will be selected to serve as the jurors. CCJ Eidman Courtroom

A complete schedule of Explore UT events is available on the University of Texas at Austin’s Explore UT website. Detailed maps of the law buildings—Jones Hall, Townes Hall, and the John B. Connally Center for Justice—can be found on the Maps and Directions pages on the Law School’s website.

Contact: Sarah Shamburg, School of Law Student Affairs Office, 512-232-1140 or sshamburg@law.utexas.edu

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