DATE: March 26,
Contact: Laura Kiernan
(603) 271-2646 x2359
NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES TO PARTICIPATE
IN LIVE VIDEOCONFERENCE FROM the NH TechNical Institute in Concord
Thursday March 29, 11 a.m.
WHAT: The New Hampshire
Supreme Court will participate in a one-hour, live, interactive
videoconference from the New
Hampshire Technical Institute with high school students at locations
around the state. The videoconference, moderated by Richard Ager of New
Hampshire Public Television, will offer
students a rare opportunity to talk with the justices about their role on the
court. The videoconference will also feature segments of “Behind the Scenes at
the N.H. Supreme Court” produced for “NH Outlook,” NHPTV’s
public affairs program.
WHEN: Thursday, March
29, 2007, 11 a.m. – noon
WHERE: NH Technical Institute Library Videoconference Center, Room 135,
Take Exit 1 off I-393, follow signs to NHTI. Library is in the building with a
clock tower in the center of the campus. Parking is available in the large
parking lot adjacent to the library.
PARTICIPANTS/LOCATIONS: Members of the media are welcome to attend the videoconference at any of the sites listed below. Please try to arrive prior to the start of the event.
New Hampshire Technical Institute (Concord Senior High School – 7 students
Center, Durham (St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Dover; Portsmouth Christian
Academy, Portsmouth – 17 students participating)
School District, Colebrook (30 students participating)
(High) School, Lincoln (35 students participating)
Senior High School, Londonderry (15 students participating)
Valley High School, Penacook (78 students participating)
Regional High School, Plaistow (15 students participating)
The videoconference provides an opportunity for students around the state to
learn more about the role of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the Justices.
Each participating school will receive instructional materials. Additionally,
local attorneys have volunteered to meet with participating students to talk
about the state’s court system and the work of the Supreme Court.
videoconference is a joint project of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the New
Hampshire Technical Institute – Concord, the Granite State Distance Learning
Network, the New Hampshire Bar Association and New Hampshire Public Television.
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