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  • E-NEWSLETTER
  • WINTER 2008
Educating the Public about the Law

 

INSIDE THIS ISSUE!

PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Justice O'Connor Encourages Teachers
to Engage Students at NCSS Conference

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor addressed the annual conference of the National Council for the Social Studies in San Diego, California. More...

Interview with
ABA President on
the Rule of Law

In an exclusive interview,
ABA President Bill Neukom addresses the focus on the rule of law during his term as president. More...

 

ALSO IN
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ABA Public Education Director Helps Launch Civic Education Project in Middle East

Youth Courts Convene First Conference

American Mock Trial Invitational

2007 Law Day Award Winners

Street Law Supreme Court Summer Institute

Louisiana Lawyers Laud LRE Teacher

ABA Summer Institute

PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES

Law Day Planning Guide

Start making plans for May 1 today! The Planning Guide is available in pdf format at www.lawday.org

Dialogue on the
Rule of Law

This free curriculum supplement offers 3 perspectives on the Rule of Law including its context in history and media. More...

Enhanced Youth Court Training Package

The ABA's Youth Court Training Package now includes Youth Cases for Youth Courts: A Guide to the Typical Offenses Handled by Youth Courts. More...

Present with Confidence. Sure Fire Presentations Vol. II Now Available

New companion guide to Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History

School Violence: From Discipline to Due Process

America Votes! A Guide to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights

Choose Law:
A Profession for All

Civic Education Toolkits

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Supreme Court Update
Second, Sixth and Eighth Amendments are the focus of the attention of the Supreme Court in the Mid-term Judicial Update. More...

Legislative Update
State Children’s Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP), Head Start, recalls on children’s toys lead focus on the Midterm Legislative Update. More...

 

 

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
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Research and Development in Law, Justice, Education, and Youth

National LRE and
Youth-Serving Resources

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
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ABA Initiatives

Division Calendar

Youth Courts

 

LAW MATTERS ARCHIVES
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Fall 2007


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