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Ask the Judges: Handling Students' Tough Questions About the Courts

Subject: 
Civics/Government
Engage with federal judges about current legal issues that have students questioning the role and impartiality of the judiciary. Discover web lesson plans and local courtroom programs tied to AP standards redesign.
Presenters: 

Rebecca Fanning, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Washington, DC; U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Newman, Federal Courts, Dayton, OH; U.S. District Court Judge Reed O'Connor, Federal Courts, Fort Worth, TX; U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pitman, U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane, Federal Courts, Austin, TX

Strand/Topic: 
NCSS
Instructional Foci: 
Civic Thinking
Citizenship
Issues Centered Education
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