Welcoming Ceremony (Reflection Pool, Skyway Level)
The welcoming ceremony will be held near the reflection pool on the Skyway Level of the Hennepin County Government Center. The event will feature remarks by Minnesota Supreme Court justice David L. Lillehaug and Fourth District Chief Judge Ivy S. Bernhardson.
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Free Legal Assistance Available Through Self-Help Center
Visitors to the Hennepin County “Open Courthouse” event in Minneapolis on September 21 will have the opportunity to receive free, one-on-one legal assistance. The legal assistance will be provided through the walk-in Self-Help Center in the Government Center.
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Self-Guided Tours with Presentations by judges
The public is invited take self-guided tours of the C-Tower of the Hennepin County Government Center anytime between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
In courtroom C-657 on the 6th floor of the C-Tower, Hennepin County judges will lead half-hour presentations on the Fourth Judicial District and the Minnesota Judicial Branch throughout the afternoon.
Participants are invited to tour the Hennepin County Law Library, on the 24th floor of the C-Tower. The law library provides materials related to practicing law, including books, journals and electronic databases. More information »
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Information Fair (Skyway Level)
Visitors can take a self-guided walk through an information fair designed to showcase the work of many of the justice partners in the local community, share legal resources available to the public, and highlight new advancements in criminal justice and court technology being implemented across the state.