Teacher’s Law School

Saturday, October 27, 2012
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Take part in a full-day educational program exploring the First Amendment, students’ protected speech, and related issues. This program is hosted by the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in partnership with the National Constitution Center and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Advancing Civics Education program.

This dynamic Teacher’s Law School event includes:

  • a lecture by nationally renowned constitutional scholar, author, and University of Pennsylvania Professor Richard Beeman
  • a panel discussion on student and teacher First Amendment rights in the age of social media and the internet
  • a student moot court held before a distinguished panel of judges
  • guided tours of the National Constitution Center’s must-see exhibitions, including the world premiere American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Participants will receive curriculum development training, free classroom materials, and lunch. Teachers will be eligible for six Act 48 Continuing Education Units at the completion of the workshop.

The seminar rate is $10. For information and reservations, call 215.409.6700.