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Courtroom comes to Omaha South High School

Posted: 6:00 PM, Mar 30, 2017
Updated: 2017-03-31 18:58:26Z

Omaha South High School students sat in their auditorium and witnessed what it’s like to sit in a courtroom.

They watched the Nebraska Supreme Court Justices heard an actual case.

"There wasn't a enough evidence to suggest the court had a case against him"

Watching closely, some students say events like this are needed more often.

"Omaha South High School has a record that it's not a good school, and it's a really good school so this helps our image."

Those who hope to pursue a law career say this experience was exactly what they needed.

"One of the attorneys, a lot of his answers were I’m not sure, so when I'm a lawyer I want to be able to answer those questions."

The Nebraska Supreme Court Outreach Program hears cases like this one at high schools throughout the year to give students access to court proceedings, and a civics lesson they may not get elsewhere.

"To see them at our school makes our school look good"

"This is just another step that the school is improving with their classes each year.