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Insights on Law and Society

Insights on Law & Society is a magazine for teachers of civics, government, history, and law. Each issue of Insights Magazine explores a law-related topic from several angles, provides lesson ideas and highlights real life students and practitioners.

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Teaching Tools

Mock Trials

Share the excitement and unparalleled learning experience of mock trials. These how-to guides, for Kindergarten through Grade 6, give you everything you need to put on a successful mock trial including: information on types of mock trials, tips on preparing and conducting the trial, simplified steps and rules in a trial, scripts, and even guidelines on mock trial competitions. We have a great selection available for purchase in the ABA Store.

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Lesson Plans

Our lesson plan topics include the Constitution, due process, human rights, and much more.

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ABA Dialogues provide lawyers, judges, and teachers with the resources they need to engage students and community members in discussion of fundamental American legal principles and civic traditions.

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Addressing Gun Violence

Recognizing the importance of promoting public discourse on gun violence and on effective ways to address it, the American Bar Association Division for Public Education joined in a unique collaborative effort of ABA entities with the medical and health community to produce educational programming and resources. This Teaching Resource Bulletin and web resource were specifically designed to help you in your efforts to discuss legal and health issues related to gun violence and how they impact your community.

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Law Career Resources

Exploring Legal Careers

Help students learn more about legal careers with classroom sets of our Exploring Legal Careers brochure or our Life in the Law booklet. These are useful resources for lawyer-in-the-classroom programs, career fairs, and law-related education programs. Readers will find information on preparing for law school, details about the legal field, and insightful tips from a diverse array of legal professionals.

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