Lessons on Civic Engagement at Gelinas

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In a real-world lesson on civics, P.J. Gelinas Junior High School students had the chance to meet with a current sitting judge during a recent Town Hall event at the school. 

A small cohort of seventh- and ninth-grade students visited with the Honorable Karen M. Wilutis, the president of the Board of Judges, to learn about her work in the First District Court. She spoke about her work in the domestic violence courts and her legal background, including working in private practice concentrating in criminal defense. She also discussed her work as the town attorney for the Town of Brookhaven, as well as for Sen. John Flanagan as legislative director.