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About the Conference

The National Law-Related Education Conference is an assembly of civic education leaders, educators, lawyers, judges, and professors who teach or support efforts to foster a greater understanding of law and its role in society.

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2020 National Law-Related Education Conference


The American Bar Association Division for Public Education is pleased to announce that the 31st National Law-Related Education Conference will take place virtually December 4-6, 2020 as part of the National Council for the Social Studies Virtual Conference, and in partnership with both NCSS and the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE). Join us for an array of sessions, networking opportunities, and presentation of the Isidore Starr Award for Excellence in Law-Related Education, right from your computer.

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Past Conference themes

The first National Law-Related Education Leadership Conference was held in Chicago, in 1978. It grew out of increasing interest in reforming social studies and civics education, and the Law-Related Education Act of 1978, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

Starr Award for Excellence in Law-Related Education

The Isidore Starr Award for Excellence in Law-Related Education will be presented at the 2020 National Law-Related Education Conference. Learn more about Dr. Starr, the award, and past recipients.

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