Learning the law

A week of events geared toward giving the public a better understanding of the court system will be part of Law Day celebrations all this week at the Ottawa County Courthouse in Grand Haven.
Tribune Staff
Apr 29, 2013

The events are being hosted by the Legal Self-Help Center, which is located on the second floor of the Ottawa County Courthouse. All of the events are open to the public.

Making Michigan a gang-free state is a talk slated for noon today in the courthouse jury assembly room. Sgt. Chris Munley of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department will give the talk.

Nelson Miller of the Cooley Law School will cover employment law at 6 p.m. today and no-fault insurance at 6 p.m. Tuesday, both in the jury assembly room.

Susan Reed of the Michigan Immigrants' Rights Center will discuss immigration issues at noon Tuesday in the jury assembly room.

A mock trial staged by students from St. Mary’s and Corpus Christi Catholic schools will take place in front of Judge Jon Hulsing in courtroom 3B from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

Judge Ed Post and attorney David Rhem will unveil the Hanging of the Judges portrait ceremony in courtroom 3B from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Identity theft will be covered by Lt. Lee Hoeksma of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department at noon Thursday in the jury assembly room.

The final event is a discussion on medical marijuana set for noon Friday in the jury assembly room, presented by Karen Miedema of the Ottawa County Prosecutor’s Office.

 

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