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ERIC Number: ED441724
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Update on Law-Related Education, 1998.
Update on Law-Related Education, v22 n1-3 1998
This document consists of three issues of a serial devoted to law-related education (LRE) that offers background information on a wide range of legal issues and teaching strategies for LRE. The title themes for the three issues include: (1) "Speech, Press, Religion, Assembly, Petition"; (2) "Law in the New Information Age"; and (3) "Human Rights." Background articles are provided along with teaching materials on such topics as the U.S. Constitution, public school prayer, human rights around the world, health care, and conducting and comparing surveys. Additionally, sections on "Update on the Courts" and "Update on Congress" provide current information on Supreme Court and other federal court cases and decisions and current activities of the U.S. Congress. Teaching materials propose methods that involve class discussion, collaborative learning, and role playing activities. Many lesson plans include student handouts and visuals. (LB)
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
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution