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7/01/14 2014-2015 CLE Pass
7/31/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Review and Negotiating Franchise Agreements Part 2
8/01/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Choice of Entity Considerations for Nonprofits
8/05/14 2014-2015 Selling to Consumers: Sales, Finance, Warranty & Collection Law Part 1
8/06/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Selling to Consumers: Sales, Finance, Warranty & Collection Law Part 2
8/07/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Emplotyment Law Torts in the Workplace
8/08/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Diligence in Business Transactions
8/11/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Ethics of Beginning and Ending Attorney-Client Relationship
8/12/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Defending Business Audits Part 1
8/13/14 2014-2015 Webinar: Defending Business Audits Part 2

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Law Related Education

Overview of Law Related Education

The Arkansas Bar Association Law Related Education (LRE) is a service arm of the Bar that has provided teachers, students, lawyers, and others in the legal profession with resources, materials and technical assistance to teach law and citizenship education. Law Related Education helps educators, students, and citizens understand and appreciate the legal system through several programs sponsored by LRE and the Arkansas Bar Association.

 

 
PROGRAMS
 

 
A Level Playing Field DVD & Instructors Guide

The Arkansas Bar Association has produced A Level Playing Field: Why the American Legal System Matters to You, which includes a DVD and Instructor’s Guide covering four core principles of the American Judicial System. The material is intended for use in secondary education classes throughout the state of Arkansas. The materials are ideal for Civics, American Government or History, Pre-Law, and other Social Studies courses.

The fast-paced DVD includes sports references and was produced with an eye toward keeping students’ attention and interest. A short excerpt from the DVD can be seen on YouTube at the following site:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDvzw4QfI_g

Make plans to incorporate A Level Playing Field: Why the American Legal System Matters to Youat your local school.

 

Teacher Resources

Student Resources

Volunteer Opportunities

Contact the Arkansas Bar Association for more information on how you can receive a copy of the DVD & Instructors guide and participate in Law Related Education.

Mock Trial

18 & Life to Go: A Legal Handbook for Young Arkansans

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 

 

Date

Event

Location

August 1, 2014

Arkansas Teachers Law School

Free registration. 

Arkansas Bar Center
2224 Cottondale Ln
Little Rock, AR 72202 

 

September 17, 2014

Constitution Day

For more information about Constitution Day programs, Contact us.


Nationwide

November 6-7, 2014

From Courtroom to Classroom

Join the Mock Trial Committee as they share tips to introducing the Mock Trial program into the classroom.


Arkansas Curriculum Conference

Statehouse Convention Center

February - March 2015

Arkansas High School Mock Trial Tournament

Specific dates TBA


Little Rock, AR 

May 1, 2015

Law Day

Nationwide


 

 
RELATED LINKS
 


Teacher Resources


Student Resources

 

 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
 

 

The Bar Association is looking for volunteer attorneys and judges to go to local classrooms to present the 20 minute DVD and present a short program to the students.

If you are interested in volunteering your time help educate the youth in your community, please complete a volunteer form, and be sure to check the option “Present a Law Related Education program to a local high school”. An Arkansas Bar Association staff member will follow up with you, add your name to the list of attorney volunteers, and contact you regarding your availability when we receive a request from a school.

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