Events

Mock Trial Registration

The Utah Mock Trial Program The Utah Mock Trial Program was established in 1980 and is designed to give students an understanding of the law, the legal system, and their rights and responsibilities as engaged citizens. Each year volunteer attorneys write the case or revise and adapt a legally authentic…

Constitution Day Teach-in

 Utah State Bar Civics Program information at http://civics.utahbar.org/resources.html 50 Minute Lesson Plans Teachers and volunteer speakers can create lesson plans that best meet teaching styles and class needs; here are optional 50-minute plans: http://civics.utahbar.org/2014/assets/2014_Middle_High_Civics_Lesson_Plan.pdf" target="new">Lesson Plan for Middle School / High School (PDF) http://civics.utahbar.org/2014/assets/2014_Elementary_Civics_Lesson_Plan.pdf" target="new">Lesson Plan for Elementary Schools (PDF) Elementary, Middle School, and…

Congress for Kids -- Elections

CAMPAIGN GAME, U.S. CAPITOL VIRTUAL TOUR, CHECKS AND BALANCES & TRIVIA * CAMPAIGN GAME * Back a candidate and gain the support of the regions to win the Presidential Election. Find Campaign Game at: http://www.congressforkids.net/games/Elections_candatcon/2_candatconv.htm * U.S. CAPITOL VIRTUAL TOUR * U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour is an interactive, user-friendly, comprehensive…

Celebrate the Constitution

Lesson Plans & Resources On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the U.S. Constitution, a written charter for a new—and enduring—federal government. In 2004 Congress designated September 17 as a day “to hold educational programs for students” on the Constitution. The Constitution - Debate It.…