ERIC Number: ED477745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Celebrate Your Freedom: Independent Courts Protect Our Liberties. 2003 Law Day Planning Guide.
White, Charles, Ed.
The official theme of Law Day 2003 (May 1, 2003), "Celebrate Your Freedom: Independent Courts Protect Our Liberties," is reflected throughout this planning guide. The guide offers teachers the tools for programs and discussions on the rule of law and the role of independent courts. It can also assist in developing programs and discussions on how people can assure the independence of the courts in the future. A special section provides ideas for commemorating the 200th anniversary of "Marbury v. Madison," the great case that established judicial review and immeasurably strengthened the rule of law. The guide also contains ideas about how to build coalitions with a wide variety of legal groups, schools, and community organizations; talking points on independence of the courts issues; lessons for all grade levels; suggested programming for reaching adult groups; and suggestions on using the media to get the Law Day message out. Includes information about Law Day awards programs. (BT)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Courts, Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom, Law Related Education, Laws, Program Development, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Thematic Approach
American Bar Association, Division for Public Education, 541 North Fairbanks Court, Mail Station 15.3, Chicago, IL 60611-3314. Tel: 312-988-5735; Fax: 312-988-5494; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.abanet.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Public Education Div.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution