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…

Constitution Day Teach-in

2016 Constitution Day Celebration:  The weeks before and after Saturday, September 17th In September of 2016, the Civics Education Committee of the Utah State Bar is holding its fifth annual Constitution Day Celebration.  This year is the 229th anniversary of the Constitution.  It is also the 50th anniversary of Miranda v.…

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.…