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Section Newsletter Articles on Law-Related Education

Civics education continues to advance through LRE By Hon. Michael J. Chmiel Law Related Education for the Public, January 2018 Learn about the accomplishments and initiatives of the ISBA's Standing Committee on Law Related Education for the Public, and share your questions, comments, and suggestions for future endeavors.
Special education By Hon. Edward Schoenbaum, (ret.) Law Related Education for the Public, January 2018 The central question in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE–1 was whether schools must provide a meaningful education in which children show significant progress and are given substantially equal opportunities as typical children, or may they provide an education that results in some improvement?
2015 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational By Sarah Taylor Law Related Education for the Public, March 2015 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.
Civics in action: The Jacksonville Turner Walking Tour By Stephen Douglas Iden Law Related Education for the Public, March 2015 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.
Levee campaign raises deluge of questions: Residents of the Bottoms to Participate in New SIU media project By Peter Lemish Law Related Education for the Public, March 2015 “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.
So you’re going to court—Understanding the difference between civil and criminal cases By Kateah McMasters Law Related Education for the Public, March 2015 An overview of the legal system in Illinois.

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