2021 Virtual National Civics and Law Academy
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The 2021 Virtual NCLA will offer a series of engaging online conversations between small groups of high school students and lawyers and leaders in government from across the country. We are excited to provide opportunities for diverse and talented students to learn about government, the law, and legal careers.Click here for - More info
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The ABA Division for Public Education hosts the National Civics & Law Academy (NCLA). Help the American Bar Association provide high school students with an opportunity to spend four days focused on understanding the relationship that law, policies, people, and institutions have in shaping our nation.Learn - More
2020 NCLA Students
Selected students attended the 2020 National Civics & Law Academy from March 8-11, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The students examined public policy issues from diverse perspectives, develop citizenship and leadership skills, and met peers from throughout the nation.View - 2020 Alumni
2019 NCLA Students
Selected students attended the 2019 National Civics & Law Academy from March 10-14, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The students examined public policy issues from diverse perspectives, develop citizenship and leadership skills, and met peers from throughout the nation.View - 2019 Alumni
NCLA Alumni Spotlight
Hear more from our NCLA alumni about some of the programs they have recently been involved in.
The National Civics and Law Academy would not be possible without the generous contributions from numerous donors. They include include bar associations, law schools, law firms, and ABA members.
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Resources for Local Civics and Law Academies
Resources for bar associations and schools to host local civics and law academies in their communities.
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