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Sacramento Federal Court Observation and Tour

  • Robert T. Matsui US Courthouse 501 "I" Street Sacramento, CA (map)

What: Court Observation, Tour, Meet a Judge; Asst. US Attorney/Federal Defender panel discussion; Show and Tell with a US Marshal - our civic education programs for home school groups are a huge hit!  
Who: Geared towards middle-high school age students; but all welcome! Older/mature students may be dropped off or drive themselves. 
Where: Robert T. Matsui US Courthouse, 501 "I" Street, Downtown Sacramento (across from AMTRAK); Meet in Rotunda
Time: Seated in Court at 9:30; estimate 30 minutes for parking and security; we will leave the rotunda at 9:20; if late please see printed schedule in front of Kennedy Center on 1st floor to catch up. 
Why: Democracy Matters and Federal Courts Rock!  
How: Observe, Learn, Ask Questions
Cost: All educational programs at the Federal Court are always FREE! Estimate public parking at $10-12.00; brown bag lunch or visit our cafeteria and bring food down during our luncheon speakers. 
Contact: Dr. Kari Kelso, Administrator, Justice Kennedy Library and Learning Center; registration link below - you must register for security reasons and so I don't lose anyone on tour! 

We're using (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps. 

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps: 
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com 
2) Review the options listed and register; please type in parent name and all student names and ages in sign up box (names are for your name tents for speakers) 
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually. 


Earlier Event: April 9
Spring Open House!