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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
A message from LRE Committee Chair Rocky Martinez.
- Editor’s column
An introduction and call for articles from Editor Ed Schoenbaum.
- Constitution Day resources
Need a resource for Constitution Day, September 17, 2015? Or want some resources when teaching about the U.S. Constitution, U.S. history or civics?
- Civics education advances through LRE
Former LRE Committee Chair Mike Chmiel provides an update on the work of the Civics Education Subcommittee.
- Arbitration and mediation: Alternate ways to resolve conflicts
An overview of the different forms of alternative dispute resolution.
- Magna Carta is 800 years old—Still time to celebrate
Teachers may enjoy a free downloadable activity guide about the Magna Carta, available from the American Bar Association. Although the guide was prepared for the May 1, 2015 Law Day celebrations, the activities it suggests for school youth are useful year-round.
- Video: ‘You Be the Judge’ gives students first-hand view of sentencing
An innovative U.S. courts program is teaching students about federal sentencing decisions from a unique perspective: the judge’s bench.
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