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Educational Resources - Supreme Court "On the Road"

The 2019 edition of New Hampshire Supreme Court "On The Road"
was held at
Windham High School in Windham, NH
on Wednesday, October 16

Previous Years:
2018 - Hanover High School in Hanover
2017 - Winnacunnet High School
2016 - Bishop Guertin High School
2015 - Bedford High School
2014 - Salem High School
2013 - Concord High School
2012 - Monadnock Regional High School
2011 - Moultonborough Academy
2010 - Sanborn Regional High School
2009 - Manchester Memorial High School
2008 - Souhegan High School
2007 - Bow High School
2006 - Berlin Junior High School
2005 - Phillips Exeter Academy
2005 - Nashua High School-North
2004 - Keene State College
2003-Plymouth State University
2003 - Dartmouth College
2002-Dover High School
2002 - St. Anselm College


      "On the Road" is a unique event, providing students, and community members, the opportunity to see the state’s highest court up close and learn about its work through a dialogue with the lawyers and the justices. “On the Road” is the only occasion when the Court convenes for oral argument outside the Supreme Court building in Concord.

     "On the Road" oral arguments follow the same pattern as ones held at the Supreme Court courtroom in Concord.  Each side is given fifteen minutes to argue their case.  The only difference being, when each oral argument is finished, the Justices leave the bench which allows for the lawyers on both sides to answer questions about their cases from the students in attendance.  At the conclusion of the Q&A session regarding the second case, the Justices return to the stage, without their robes.  They are seated more informally and answer questions from the students.

 

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