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Judge for a Day

Know a high school student who’d like to be a judge for a day?
The Utah State Courts are sponsoring a program to provide high school students with an opportunity to shadow a judge for one day in April or May. The school selects a student to participate in the program based on a Law Day theme-related essay, civic involvement resume, or a teacher nomination.
An application form along with a Law Day theme-related essay, civic involvement resume, or teacher nomination needs to be submitted by March 6, 2009.

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2009 State of the Judiciary Address

Today at 2:15 p.m., Chief Justice Durham will present the State of the Judiciary address to a joint session of the Utah House and Senate.
Listen or watch live through the Legislature’s website. After the speech, you can view a copy of the address via the Utah State Courts’ website.

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A Peaceful Transition of Power – Inauguration Day

Want to learn more about the history and traditions of inauguration day?
The U.S. Senate’s Inauguration Day Events web page explains the traditions surrounding inauguration day, including the procession to the Capitol, the swearing-in ceremony, the inaugural address, parade and the inaugural ball.
If you’re interested in inaguration days gone by, the U.S. Senate’s inauguration gallery has images from inaugurations between 1853 and 1905.

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YouTube and the U.S. Congress

YouTube has teamed up with both the U.S. House and Senate to present video by and about representatives and senators.
Click on the map to see which members have a YouTube channel and select Washington, D.C. to see which congressional committees also have their own channel. Some members are posting video to solicit questions and feedback from constituents, and other members are posting “Behind the Scenes” videos.
You can subscribe to one or both channels or simply click on a video you are interested in viewing.

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