Rites celebrating our rights will take place across Indiana on Sept. 17, the 10th official observation of Constitution Day.
The August edition of the ACLU’s First Wednesdays program will ask if democracy can survive given the current state of civic literacy in the United States.
A total of 350 fifth-grade students from seven schools around Indiana demonstrated their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution Friday at the state Capitol during the We The People elementary showcase.
Two teams from the West swept the 2013 National High School Mock Trial Championship, but Indianapolis and the Indiana legal community made the best impression.
An Indiana junior high school team has brought home the crown from a newly created civic education competition held in Washington, D.C., May 3 through 7.
Read about what it takes to put on the championship program in Indianapolis.
Two Indiana teams ranked among the top 10 after participating in the championship round of the We The People national competition.
For the first time in Indiana history, both of the state’s We The People teams are in the top 10 of the We The People national finals.
Standing between two judges offering different opinions on how to proceed is not a place many attorneys would want to be. However, a group of students at Adams High School in South Bend often found themselves with opposing pieces of advice from the jurists. Two sets of instructions, two judges and no chance for a recess.
The Indiana Mock Trial program is putting out the call for volunteer judges to help with this year’s regional and state competitions as well as the national championship which will be held in Indianapolis in May.
During the We The People state finals in December, the Indiana Bar Foundation honored three individuals and one organization for their service to civic education and the competition.
Two Indiana high schools and one middle school have the opportunity to show the country that Hoosiers can do more than shoot hoops. Teams from the three schools have qualified for the national 2013 We The People competition and will be able to match their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution against teams from other schools around the United States.
During this week’s We The People state finals, the Indiana Bar Foundation will be honoring three individuals and one organization for their service to civic education and the competition.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution announced Friday that the organization will donate $10,000 to the Indiana Bar Foundation to teach about the United States Constitution. Funding for this project was made possible through the sponsorship of the Rushville, Ind. chapter, National Society DAR.