Keystone College will host Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas Judge James A. Gibbons in a public forum on Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 6-8 p.m. in Evans Hall in Hibbard Campus Center.
The event, which is sponsored by the Keystone’s criminal justice program, is free and open to the public as part of the Keystone College Community Forum series. The topic of the presentation will be, “Constitutional Crossroads: Navigating Challenges in Criminal Justice.”
Judge Gibbons was elected to the Lackawanna County Court of Common pleas in 2013. Prior to his election, he served as a judge for the Lackawanna County Magisterial District from 2006-2013. Before his election to the bench, he served as an attorney in private practice. Judge Gibbons obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton in 1979 and earned his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1981.
Recognized as one of the best educational values in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Keystone offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree options in liberal arts and science-based programs in business, communications, education, natural science, environmental science, and social sciences. Located on a beautiful 276-acre campus 15 minutes from Scranton, Pa. and two hours from New York City and Philadelphia, Keystone is known for small class sizes and individual attention focused on student success through internships, research, and community involvement.