Second District Appellate Court Hears Oral Arguments at NIU Law

Presiding Justices were (from left): Justice Ann B. Jorgensen, Justice Susan F. Hutchinson, and Justice Mary S. Schostok pictured with Associate Dean Marc Falkoff.

Northern Illinois University College of Law welcomed the Second District Appellate Court on February 27, 2019. Students observed the oral arguments in the criminal cases of People of the State of Illinois v. O’Brien and People of the State of Illinois v. Trettenero held in NIU Law’s Francis X. Riley Courtroom.

Following the arguments, the Justices enriched the learning experience for the students by engaging them in a general question-and-answer session on appellate practice. The Justices and attorneys emphasized the importance of being prepared and professional. Afterwards, a reception was held in the Marshall Gallery.

The Justices enriched the experience with a Q&A session with the students.



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