Courts with Class

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Court with Class

Court with Class provides high school teachers with the opportunity to include a Wisconsin Supreme Court visit as part of their classroom activities.

Through this program, high school classes:

  • See the Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Observe oral arguments before the court
  • Meet one of the justices for a Q&A session

Prior to the visit, teachers are provided with a synopsis of the case. Following the oral argument, students have the opportunity to meet with one of the justices to discuss general legal issues. Many teachers choose to expand this visit, by including a meeting with their local legislators and a tour of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

The State Bar's Public Education Department sponsors Court with Class in cooperation with the Wisconsin Supreme Court.


2013-2014 Schedule

September 3, 4, 11, 18                                         January 8, 9, 14, 15

  October 3, 15, 22, 23                                            February 4, 5, 20, 25

 November 11, 19                                                  March 13, 14, 18, 19

                                               December 5, 17, 18, 19


How to Register

You can download the registration form and return it to:

Public Education Coordinator
State Bar of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 7158
Madison, WI 53707-7158

Or email the form to org PubEdCoordinator wisbar wisbar PubEdCoordinator org. if you have questions, please contact the program coordinator at org PubEdCoordinator wisbar wisbar PubEdCoordinator org or (800) 444-9404, ext. 6191.



  • Judicial Teaching Institute: "Due to time constraints, the Wisconsin judicial system gets slighted. I now have a thorough understanding of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and I will definitely place more emphasis on it." - Nathan Vance, Oak Creek High School