The Law Clerks society will be celebrating Law Day again with the Supreme Judicial Court. This is a wonderful opportunity to give back to the Court and share your passion for justice with younger people.
The longtime theatrical and educational partner of the Supreme Judicial Court, Theatre Espresso, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a reception at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall, honoring Justice Robert Cordy (Ret.)
Law Clerk’s Society’s will hold its annual meeting, featuring a presentation by Professor Brian Sheppard, a former SJC law clerk, concerning emerging issues in legal ethics. Details to follow.
Past and present SJC law clerks are invited for light refreshments on Wednesday, June 1 at 5:30pm at our annual meeting, where we will welcome author Barbara F. Berenson to speak about her latest book, Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution.
For the ninth year, volunteers from the Supreme Judicial Court Law Clerks’ Society will participate in the Supreme Judicial Court’s Law Day program at the John Adams courthouse. Volunteer members of the society will lead discussions with 70 high school students about Theatre Espresso’s production of Justice at War (about the internment of Japanese citizens during WWII) and the 50th Anniversary of Miranda v. Arizona. More details to follow.
2015 Fall Reception, including a Welcome to the New Clerks and a special viewing of the ABA-Sponsored Magna Carta Exhibition. John Adams Courthouse in Pemberton Square. See the flier for the event here.
This year’s meeting featured a talk by Boston College Law Professor Mary Sarah Bilder.
For the eighth year, Law Clerks’ Society members participated in the Supreme Judicial Court’s Law Day Program. This year’s theme was “Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law” The theme was intended to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the “Great Charter of Liberties,” the foundation of many basic rights which Americans hold dear today, including due process, habeas corpus, trial by jury, and the right to travel.
Reception for Chief Justice Roderick Ireland upon his retirement.
This year’s meeting featured a talk by Massachusetts State Solicitor Peter Sacks. See a flier for the event here.
For the seventh year, Law Clerks’ Society members participated in the Supreme Judicial Court’s Law Day Program. This year’s theme was “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters.” The theme was intended to commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act.
The program theme this year was Technology Projects Improving Access to Justice. See a flier for the event here.
See a flier for the event here.
The 2013 Annual Meeting took place on June 20, 2013.
For the sixth year, Law Clerks’ Society members participated in the Supreme Judicial Court’s Law Day Program.
This year’s Winter Meeting was in the format of an all-clerks’ reunion: all current and former clerks and all current and former justices, as well as other members of the Court family, were invited to attend.
A panel of dispute resolution experts led by Justice Margot Botsford of the Supreme Judicial Court discussed Alternative Dispute Resolution and Public Justice.