Teachers Gather Next Week for Primer on Judicial System

The 7th Annual Summer Teacher’s Institute will take place next week in Washington, D.C., with a focus on “Federal Trials and Great Debates in United States History.” The week of professional development is designed to deepen teachers’ knowledge of the federal judiciary and the role the courts play in key public debates that define constitutional and other legal rights. The seminar will feature historians, federal judges and curriculum consultants who will focus on three landmark federal trials: Ex Parte Merryman, Chew Heong v. United States, and the Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial. Learn more from the ABA