Quincy University Political Science and Criminal Justice Departments hosted Illinois Supreme Justice Lisa Holder White and 4th District Appellate Judges Amy Lannerd and Eugene Doherty on March 30 in the QU Mock Trial Courtroom.

The justice and judges met with the Mock Trial team and other students. They spoke about their legal backgrounds and advised students about law school, trial advocacy and the practice of law.

“We were honored to have the judges and justice with us, to meet our students and to share their wisdom and advice,” said Judy Abbott, assistant professor of criminal justice.

Quincy University is home to a nationally-recognized Mock Trial Team which participates in tournaments around the country. For more information about QU’s Mock Trial program, contact Chris Pratt at christopherwpratt@gmail.com.

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