Phoenix middle school students prepare for their mock trial in a courtroom at the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse during the College of Law’s annual CourtWorks program. Photos by Kristen Parris
Judge Mary Murguia of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (center) poses with students during the Oct. 26 CourtWorks event in downtown Phoenix. Judge Murguia, a longtime supporter of the program, encouraged the 250 young participants to work hard and stay in school.