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Themis Legal Academy
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|Organization type||Law school|
|Hierarchical structure||Former teachers:
|Relevant cases||Turnabout Academy|
|People to meet||Phoenix Wright |
|Themis Legal Academy. A prestigious high school with alumni in the highest echelons of the legal world.|
The Themis Legal Academy is a school for young men and women to study to become lawyers, prosecutors, and judges. In 2027, the judge course professor Constance Courte was murdered, with student Juniper Woods being the prime suspect.
Themis Legal Academy was built to be a high school for students who wished to become either a defense attorney, prosecutor, or a judge. However, if a student has been found guilty of a crime, they cannot graduate.
Currently, lawyer students wear blue, prosecutor students wear red, and judge students wear black. However, in the past, the uniform color for prosecutors was blue instead.
Eventually, the prestigious academy started to lose its way and its morals. Teachers began to take bribes from parents so that their child could pass, with Hugh O’Conner being a prime example. The school would also raise a student's scores if their parent was particularly influential, as was the case with Yumihiko Ichiyanagi. However, in both instances, said students were unaware that this was going on.
Later on, the academy split between two different schools of ideology; Aristotle Means's "the end justifies the means", and Constance Courte's "the truth is more important than the results". This caused a rift in the student body, with each side having its own followers.
Murder of Constance CourteEdit
- Main article: Turnabout Academy
In ancient Greek mythology, "Themis" was the goddess who was the embodiment of divine order, law, and custom, with her name literally meaning "that which is put in place". The Roman equivalent of one aspect of Themis is the perhaps more familiar Justitia, or Lady Justice.