The 26th Judicial District of North Carolina will host a town hall-style meeting Friday, March 30 in Matthews to educate the public about the court system and provide citizens the opportunity to learn more about the roles of local court officials.
The free session will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Carmel Christian School, 1145 Pineville-Matthews Road in Matthews. The event is open to the public.
During the event, a panel of district and superior court judges and court officials, including the district attorney, chief public defender, clerk of superior court and trial court administrator will present information on the role and responsibility of the court in administering fair, timely and impartial justice.
Panel members will answer questions from the audience, which will include about 300 middle and high school students from Carmel Christian School. Judges and court officials will not be able to discuss pending cases or give legal advice.