FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JULY 8th -JULY 12th BOOTCAMP
The Center for Legal Development and Borderland Teen Court
Recipient of the Spring 2019 Texas Bar Foundation Grant
The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded The Center for Legal Development a grant in the amount of $5,000 dollars for their upcoming summer program Borderland Teen Court BOOTCAMP.
This program is a one-week intensive training program, which teaches High School students about The Court Process, Laws, Case Research and Litigation. The program curriculum covers material that is typically taught during the first year of Law School. Recruitment and application process will begin this Summer, at local High Schools. Borderland Teen Court (BTC) allows students who have expressed interest in a future career as an attorney or in any field of law the opportunity to experience the career of an attorney first hand, as well as a view at the dedication and hard work expected of a law school student. The Bootcamp program precedes student participation in the Borderland Teen Court program, which is a year-round program, that offers students hands on experience in both Defense and Prosecutor roles of a courtroom, and local judge. Students who are admitted to program, develop valuable skills and can interact with local Judges and attorneys. Borderland Teen Court is a student led organization that strives to provide insight into the field of law for young adults while providing a positive influence on at risk youth. Borderland Teen Court serves as a second chance for troubled youth. The individuals that are represented in teen court typically receive an alternative punishment. The members of teen court are appointed to be either prosecution or defense. They learn to build a legal argument and present it before a judge and student jury.
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The Center for Legal Development is a not for profit organization 501c(3)that provides education, information and access to legal assistance to the community at no price.