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Judges in the Classroom
Source: Washington Courts

General information about the Washington Courts' Judges in the Classroom program, in which judges visit K-12 classrooms to teach law related education (LRE). Also includes an explanation of LRE and its benefits for students, and information on how teachers can participate in the Judges in the Classroom program.
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The Trial Process
Source: Washington Courts

Overview of the trial process in Washington state courts.
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Washington Court System
Source: Washington Courts

Overview of the Washington state Courts.
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Legal Assistance
Source: Washington Courts

Information on legal aid resources for people with low to moderate income. Provides links to the Washington State Bar Association 's Access to Justice web pages and to information on Family Law resources. Legal assistance can come in the form of attorneys who may represent people in court as well as courthouse facilitators who can help with court procedures and forms but cannot provide any legal advice.
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Understanding the Federal Courts -- Jury Service
Source: United States Courts

Explains the two types of juries used in federal cases as well as how the jury selection process works. Also gives a list of qualifications to be a federal juror as well as exemptions from federal jury service.
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