Observations of court proceedings at the 36th
District Court is, and, can be a very positive experience for
students and allows them an opportunity to see the court as an
integral part of the justice system in a real court environment.
The 36th District Court has
jurisdiction for the following actions occurring in the City of
All Traffic and
Examinations for Felony Cases
(other than small claims) for amounts up to $25,000.00
All Real Estate
Matters Involving Rent and Land Contract Disputes
Courtroom observations for
high school students are arranged through the Office of the Court
Administrator at (313) 965-2568. Please provide the following
instructor(s) name, telephone and fax number, name of the school,
number of students and the requested date of your visit.
may be observed Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Due to limited space in the courtrooms, no more than 25
students are allowed per visit and at least 3 chaperones are
required. Click and
review the Prohibited Items list prior to your visit. All
surrendered items will be confiscated and will not be returned.
On demand or short notice visits are not available
and must be scheduled two weeks in advance to allow
for courtroom availability and clearance into the
court representative will meet you in the Lobby and
direct you to those courtrooms which are available