TBA's Civics & Law Academy Highlighted at ABA Meeting - Articles

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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Aug 6, 2012

Tennessee Bar Association President Jackie Dixon was among the panelists on a program put on by the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Civic Education in the Nation’s Schools during the ABA meeting in Chicago over the weekend. The program highlighted the Civics & Law Academy activities developed and implemented by the TBA Public Education Committee, led by immediate past chair Jimmie Lynn Ramsaur. The activities also are featured in the commission's Year End Report. Dixon shared her experience in teaching a class at Nashville’s McGavock High School and said one of her goals as TBA president is to expand the program to other parts of the state. Learn more about the Civics & Law Academy