The Hawaii Supreme Court will hear an oral argument Thursday from 10-11 a.m. at Waianae High School, part of an ongoing outreach program intended to educate students about the law and democracy.

The court will hear an oral argument for In re Garcia v. Robinson, which is open to the public.

The oral argument will be followed by two question-and-answer sessions for the students — one with the attorneys and another with the five justices. But that portion is private.

To prepare, participating juniors and seniors from Leeward area schools have studied a curriculum developed by the Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center and the Students for Public Outreach and Civic Education of the University of Hawaii’s William S. Richardson School of Law.

What follows is a moot court activity facilitated by members of the Hawaii State Bar Association.

Waianae High School. 4 aug 2015. photograph Cory Lum/Civil Beat
Waianae High School. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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