ERIC Number: ED419770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Update on Law-Related Education, 1997.
Update on Law-Related, v21 n1-3 1997
This document consists of 3 volumes of a serial devoted to law-related education (LRE) offering background information on a wide range of legal issues and teaching strategies for LRE. The title themes for the three volumes include "International Law,""Crime and Freedom," and "Civil Law". Background articles are provided along with teaching materials on a variety of topics, such as human rights, war and peace, land mines, global warming, juvenile law, rights of the accused, protecting offenders' rights, free trials and free press, tort law, the civil jury, and Congress. Additionally, issues of "Update on the Courts" provide current information on Supreme Court and other federal court cases and decisions. Teaching materials propose methods that involve class discussion, collaborative learning, and role playing activities. Many lesson plans include student handouts and visuals. (RJC)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civil Law, Civil Liberties, Conflict Resolution, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Democratic Values, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal State Relationship, Instructional Materials, International Law, Justice, Law Related Education, Social Studies
American Bar Association, Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship, 541 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611-3314 ($30 per year).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution