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In This Issue…
- Chair’s comments
A message from the Committee's Chair.
- Civics in action: The Jacksonville Turner Walking Tour
For the last 19 years, every September, the 7th graders of the Turner School in Jacksonville, Illinois, go on the annual Historic Walking Tour. The students go to several locations across Jacksonville as part of a living history experience.
- 2015 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational
The 2015 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational will be held on March 14 and 15, 2015, at the University of Illinois’ College of Law in Champaign.
- So you’re going to court—Understanding the difference between civil and criminal cases
An overview of the legal system in Illinois.
- Levee campaign raises deluge of questions: Residents of the Bottoms to Participate in New SIU media project
“Civic Soul,” a new project of SIU Carbondale’s Imagining Geographies, launched on Friday, February 27 with a community event at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake, Illinois.
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