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Justice By the People
Constitution at Play
Welcome to Justice by the People, an educational program generously sponsored by the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Bring the Constitution and the jury system to life in your classroom with this hands-on, multimedia learning experience. Share this standards-based program with your 5th-to-8th grade students today!
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The Scholastic® Justice by the People program is a phenomenal resource for teachers looking to expand their curriculum beyond a simple civics, history, and language arts lesson.
Bring Justice by the People to your teacher workshops
Do you conduct summer workshops for teachers? Members of ABOTA are available and willing to introduce teachers in your state to the Justice by the People program. Using a PowerPoint presentation, an ABOTA member will deliver a live presentation about the Make Your Casecourtroom simulation game and other lessons available for free at www.scholastic.com/americanjustice.
Please contact Brian Tyson, executive director of ABOTA at email@example.com, for a presentation request form.
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Has the enforcement of arbitration clauses in consumer and employment contracts waged a full scale assualt on the 7th Amendment? This issue of Voir Dire covers mandatory arbitration clauses, impartial juries and social media , plus an insightful look at what our jurrors are really thinking.
Ft. Lauderdale MIT
The Fort Lauderdale chapter of ABOTA witll host A Trial Demonstration in a Premises Liability and Wrongful Death Case from Opening Statements to Jury Deliberation held May 10, 2013. This program will be approved for 8.0 general credit hours and 1.0 hour ethics.