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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012
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Top: Worcester students participate in a year-end appreciation day for the SJC's Judicial Youth Corps.

Bottom: MBA Treasurer Douglas K. Sheff (right) speaks with Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland (left) at the JYC event on Aug. 17.

Photos by Elizabeth O'Neil.

Supreme Judicial Court Judicial Youth Corps holds 2012 appreciation day

Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland led the year-end appreciation day held for the volunteers and student participants of the Judicial Youth Corps. The Aug. 17 event was held in the John Adams Courthouse in Boston, but recognized all students participating in the Boston and Worcester programs.

Ireland has served as an advisor to and an ardent supporter of the Judicial Youth Corps since it began in 1991 in Boston. The Massachusetts Bar Association administers the Worcester portion of the program. The Massachusetts Bar Foundation, the philanthropic partner of the MBA, is the lead supporter of the Worcester program.

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