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Celebrate Constitution Day!

September 17, 2014 – Celebrate Constitution Day on September 17! On this day in 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the Constitution of the U.S., creating a foundation for the American legal system. The importance of the document and understanding the [...]

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Upcoming Professional Development for Educators at JRC

September 12, 2014: Attention Social Studies, History, Law and Civics Teachers! The Justice Resource Center (JRC) is offering free introductory professional development sessions to educators for Project Citizen (PC) on Monday, Sept. 22 and The Constitution Works (TCW) on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. [...]

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NYSBA 38th Annual Civics & Law-Related Education Conference – Oct 10

September 12, 2014: The 38th Annual Civics & Law-Related Education Conference sponsored by the New York State Bar Association is coming to Stony Brook University on October 10, 2014. This year’s conference topic is ““THE INFORMED CITIZEN: MEDIA LITERACY FOR THE [...]

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5th Graders at PS 122 Awarded “Outstanding” for Project Citizen Portfolio

August 12, 2014: Congratulations to PS 122 Mamie Fay school and Anna Marketos’ 5th grade (now incoming 6th grade) class for their “Outstanding ” award at the Project Citizen National Showcase! Project Citizen is designed to engage students of all [...]

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Law Academy Students at 2014 NYSBA Mock Trial Camp

August 12, 2014 - This year, 13 Law Academy students from NYC high schools attended the 2014 New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Mock Trial Summer Institute from July 13-18.  The program is in its 9th year and is run by the [...]

 

Celebrate Constitution Day!

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September 17, 2014 – Celebrate Constitution Day on September 17! On this day in 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the Constitution of the U.S., creating a foundation for the American legal system. The importance of the document and understanding the intent of the men who signed it is critical to a healthy, active citizenry and inclusive democracy.

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Upcoming Professional Development for Educators at JRC

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September 12, 2014Attention Social Studies, History, Law and Civics Teachers! The Justice Resource Center (JRC) is offering free introductory professional development sessions to educators for Project Citizen (PC) on Monday, Sept. 22 and The Constitution Works (TCW) on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Both sessions take place at JRC and run from 1-3:30 PM. Professional development sessions are open to any educators who are new to the programs.

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