…Justice Richard Bernstein Shares Wisdom…(video)

GallowayCollensTOPsunsetREVISEDMI Supreme Court Justice lisa schmidt lawRichard Bernstein Shares Wisdom with Baker College Students (video)

(Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 13, 2015)

What was going to be a simple class discussion for Harley Manela’s Paralegal 341 Elder Law class turned into an incredible presentation at the Baker College Student Center with over 250 students soaking up wisdom from Michigan’s first blind Supreme Court Justice, Hon. Richard Bernstein.

Justice Bernstein speaks not only from the perspective of a person with a disability, but as candlewickshoppeADbluesomeone who has overcome a catastrophic injury and as an active advocate for the law and bringing compassion to the justice system.

His inspirational speech and subsequent Q&A left students and faculty with a lot to think about as they continue on their personal journeys. He also had some critical words about the law school entrance exam, and for judges who say “this is my courtroom.”

To share in the passion and compassion of Justice Bernstein’s presentation, check out the video below:

Note: this story has been updated to include the professor’s name and a more accurate count of the number of attendees.


About the author

Oakland County Times has written 11693 articles for Oakland County Times

The Oakland County Times started with one city in 2009 and has grown to the community news hub you see today. Contact editor@oc115.com if you have any questions, comments, event listings, etc. Please support this work by becoming an advertising sponsor or check out our online community garden. Also happy to hear tips and story ideas.

Comments are closed.