Pre-Law Society students meet Supreme Court justice in Lawrence

HAYS, KS -- Fort Hays State University's Pre-Law Society recently traveled to Lawrence to listen to presentations by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

Dr. Shala Bannister, assistant professor of political science, led the group through a day of discussions with Breyer.

Bannister said the students were able to take part in a question-and-answer session with him. Breyer also spoke on the historically important Cherokee Nations court cases.

Breyer is the most recently appointed of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices. He was in Lawrence to observe the induction of Justice Deanell Tacha as Chief Justice of the 10th Circuit Court of Federal Appeals.

Below is a list of students in the Pre-Law Society who made the trip:

Almena: Seth Hardy, senior.
Cawker City: Jill Taylor, senior.
Goddard: Will Hurst, sophomore.
Goodland: Tanner Heble, senior.
Hays: Kiley Seib, senior; Chris Vancil, graduate student; Tonya Woolsey, senior.
Mankato: Bobi Moser, senior.
Ness City: Joe Bain, junior.
Oberlin: Paul Kitzke, junior.
Osborne: Jeff Dannenberg, sophomore.
Scott City: Curtis Stevens, graduate student.
Wells: Billy Moore, junior.
Broken Bow, NE: Sabrina Jensen, sophomore.

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