The Pima County Attorney’s Office started the 2023 Summer High School Enrichment Academy Tuesday June 6. The academy teaches students law-related topics through presentations and experience.
From June 6 to July 27, each Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are dedicated to learning several topics. The topics include:
Criminal Process Criminal Trial Criminal Division- Units and Roles Victim Rights and Advocacy- Courtroom Visit Case File Presentation and Review Due Process- Historical Context Closing Argument Lecture Strangulation Exam + Risk of Strangulation Fatality Collision Analysis/ MADD Impact Closing Argument Practice Trauma and Trauma Response Closing
Students are required to shadow in court for a minimum of five hours that is coordinated by their assigned attorney mentor.