ERIC Number: ED364487
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
State and Local Bar Associations Law-Related Education Activities.
American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.
This document is a listing of the law-related education activities of state and local bar associations grouped by state. Under each state, the state association and often one or more local association are listed. Information on each association includes committees relating to law related education, a listing of law related education activities, funding sources, and the name, address, and phone number of the appropriate contact person. Some association listings also include volunteer recruitment strategies and resources. Listed activities include Law Day, mediation, Lawyer in the Classroom, teen court, mock trials, court docent, bicentennial, teacher education, programs for at-risk youth, and drug prevention projects. The most common funding sources include general operating budgets, bar foundation grants, senior bar funding, Young Lawyers Section activity budgets, and organization dues. Volunteers are recruited by personal appeals, contacts for specific projects, publicity of projects, volunteer sign up sheets in dues packets, special invitations, and articles in organization newsletters. Resources listed include booklets, videos, newsletters, and curricular materials. (DK)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Law Related Education, Lawyers, Learning Activities, Professional Associations, School Community Relationship, Social Studies, Youth Programs
American Bar Association, Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship, 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611-3314.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.
Identifiers: American Bar Association; Law Day
Note: For related items, see SO 023 625-628.