South Suburban College to Host Live First District Court Oral Arguments at Annual Law Day April 30th

Scales of Justice in a court room

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Legal Studies Department will host their annual Law Day on Thursday, April 30, 2020. This year’s event will feature a special live court case. Oral arguments for a real criminal First District Appellate Court case will be heard in the Performing Arts Center. This is a rare opportunity for the community to observe the First District at work at an off-site location. The general public–especially educators and students–is encouraged to attend this unique opportunity to witness some of the area’s most talented, professional litigators in action.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with the Live First District Appellate Court Case Arguments to take place from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the PAC. A Criminal Justice Demonstration will follow along with a Live Court Reporting Demonstration between 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the MB Financial Room.

Current and future students, teachers, and guests of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to find out what SSC has to offer in the field of legal studies through its Court Reporting, Paralegal and Criminal Justice programs.

For more information about Law Day, or to RSVP for the day’s events, please email jcieslik@ssc.edu or contact Jason M. Cieslik, J.D., Paralegal Coordinator, at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2579.