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November 2010

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Teachers in the Courts


volunteer attorneys prepare teachers for a 'trial' presided over by a federal judge during a program held this year at the U.S. District for the District of Columbia

Federal judges from Los Angeles to Tampa host teachers every year for interactive, courtroom-based learning experiences in the law. Courts involve teachers in true-to-life trial simulations that are ready for immediate use in classrooms and courtrooms. Here, volunteer attorneys prepare teachers for a “trial” presided over by a federal judge during a program held this year at the U.S. District for the District of Columbia. For more on programs, including scripted courtroom dramas, discussions, and simulation of a Supreme Court deliberation, visit www.uscourts.gov/EducationalResources/ClassroomActivities.aspx.