“The General Manager encouraged me to join the WMLN staff and invited me to anchor afternoon newscasts. His invitation appealed to me; I was seeking ways to fill my time between classes and wanted to be involved in something new. I took a chance and became an afternoon news anchor, and I never looked back.”
Susan Griffin '80
Assignment/Web Editor, WCVB-TV
- Dr. Karen Lischinsky Featured in 'New York Times' Article on Restorative Justice
- Communication Students Receive College Emmy Nomination for RED Camera Film
- Curry College Receives $288,000 DESE Grant to Address Principal Shortage in Massachusetts
- More News >
- New Student Orientation 2014: Transfer Students
- New Student Academic Convocation 2014
- Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014
September 19 - September 21
- More Events >
- You are here:
- Curry College - Home /
- About Curry /
- News & Events /
- Recent News /
- All News /
- Supreme Court Judge Hosts Criminal Justice Students for Q and A Session
Supreme Court Judge Hosts Criminal Justice Students for Q and A Session
November 10, 2011
(Pictured from left to right above: Criminal Justice Club Co-Advisor, Professor Jennifer Balboni, SGA President Natalie Petit, T.J. White, the Honorable Justice Margot Botsford, Christopher Walsh, Jim Kominsky, Kara Lombardi, Katy Kolodziejczyk, and Marie Murphy)
In the fall of 2011, the Curry College Criminal Justice Honors Society and Criminal Justice Club toured the John Adams Court in downtown Boston. The recently renovated courthouse is home to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the court of last resort (highest appellate court) for the Commonwealth.
The Honorable Supreme Judicial Court Justice Margot Botsford hosted the Curry group for a question and answer session where she discussed her career trajectory, her experiences as a judge and as a prosecutor, and her current role on the Supreme Judicial Court. Students were able to ask Justice Botsford about her views on the legal system, the SJC's workload, and cases over her tenure as a judge which deeply affected her.
In addition to the session with the Justice Botsford, students toured the Grand Hall, the SJC courtroom, and the Sacco and Vanzetti room. The Club is especially grateful to Discovering Justice, a non profit organization that faciliated that tour and meeting with the justice.
"Touring the John Adams Courthouse and getting to meet Honorable Margot Botsford was an astonishing experience that I will never forget. It was a remarkable opportunity for the Criminal Justice Honor Society here at Curry; it gave us all a better perception on what really happens within the court system," said Chrstopher Walsh '12.