Americans experience a freedom that is unique in time and place
– the result of the principles and processes of our constitutional
democracy, and dependent upon the participation of a well-informed
citizenry. Our court system is designed to achieve justice for all
through an independent judiciary, court procedures that honor constitutional
rights, and the willingness of citizens to serve as jurors. We do consider public education
about the legal system one of our most important obligations,
and we hope the following information is helpful.