Anchorage Youth Court recruiting middle, high schoolers
Innocent until proven guilty -- Anchorage Youth Court is an entire justice system for kids in middle and high schools -- empowering them to serve as defense attorneys, prosecutors and judges. Right now, the program wants you to join them.
Students between 7th and 12th grades are invited to register for hands-on experience on what it's like to be part of the justice system.
The Youth Court looks as cases of kids who are accused of committing a crime. Defendants receive legal representation and get judged by a jury of their peers.
Brynn Morse, the president of the Student Bar Association joined KTVA 11's Evening News on Thursday night to talk about how she got involved in Youth Court and what others can expect to learn from the program.
Registration for new members is open until Monday.
Watch the video above to learn more about the Anchorage Youth Court.
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