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Street Law, Inc.

Over 40 years of educating about law, democracy, and human rights

27 Apr, 2016

2016 Awards Dinner

6:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington, DC

Save the Date: April 27, 2016 Join us in Washington for Street Law's annual Awards Dinner! This annual event generates essential support for our programs while celebrating Street Law champions from around the world. Read more

16 Jun, 2016

2016 Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers

Washington, DC

Since it began in 1995, the Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers has brought together over 1,000 social studies educators from across the country to convene in Washington, DC, for six days of educational activities related to teaching about the U.S. Supreme Court. The Institute is co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society. Read more

21 Sep, 2015

Chicago Community College Faculty Development Seminar

8:30 AM McCormick Foundation, Chicago, IL

Street Law, Inc. — in collaboration with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation  —  is offering a faculty development seminar for Chicago area community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. The program involves innovative classroom instruction and community-based learning. Read more

18 Jun, 2015

2015 Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers

Washington, DC

Since it began in 1995, the Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers has brought together over 950 teachers from across the country to convene in Washington, DC, for six days of educational activities related to teaching about the U.S. Supreme Court. The Institute is co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society. Read more

19 May, 2015

Webinar Series: Teaching About Policing and the Rule of Law

7:00 PM Your computer or tablet

Teachers, join Street Law for a webinar series that will explore how to help your students know their rights and responsibilities during police encounters and how to deliberate solutions to improve community/police relations. Each one-hour session will include information about the law, classroom-ready lessons, and student-centered activities that you can use right away. Sign up for one or both (we hope you’ll choose both!). Registration is free and open April 29– May 27, 2015. This event is limited to 20 participants, so sign up early! Read more

29 Apr, 2015

2015 Awards Dinner

6:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington, DC

Save the Date: April 27, 2016 Join us in Washington for the 10th Annual Street Law Awards Dinner! This annual event generates essential support for our programs and gives us an opportunity to celebrate our greatest champions.  The 2015 event will be held on April 29. Read more

29 Apr, 2015

Best Practices Workshop for Diversity Pipeline Programs—2015

4:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington DC

Join Street Law and our national diversity pipeline partners, ACC and NALP, for our annual Best Practices workshop. You'll have the chance to meet and collaborate with other professionals participating in our Legal Diversity Pipeline Programs. Together, we'll work to generate program ideas, share and celebrate successes, and identify challenges and solutions. Read more

16 Apr, 2015

Webinar: Teaching the Same-Sex Marriage Cases

6:30 PM Your computer or tablet

Teachers, join Street Law staff and a guest legal expert for an hour-long session exploring the same-sex marriage cases the Supreme Court is hearing this term. This session will prepare you to teach about and discuss these cases with your students. We'll provide classroom-ready written materials about the cases and discuss the facts, the arguments for all sides, and possible decisions. Guest expert Sarah Piepmeier , a partner at Kirkland & Ellis and attorney who worked on the Proposition 8 case in California, will help us understand the constitutional and legal issues in these cases. This webinar is an extension of our SCOTUS in the Classroom program , which provides teachers with resources to conduct moot courts of current cases. This event is limited to 30 participants, so sign up early! Read more

20 Nov, 2014

Community College Faculty Development Seminar — South

9:00 AM University of Houston Law Center, 100 Law Center, Houston, Texas 77204

Street Law, Inc.  and the  Law School Admission Council's DiscoverLaw.org  are offering a faculty development seminar for community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. Read more

20 Nov, 2014

Application for Travel Reimbursement— South

9:00 AM University of Houston Law Center, 100 Law Center, Houston, Texas 77204

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2 Oct, 2014

Webinar: Street Law in Community Colleges Alumni

3:30 PM Adobe Connect; your computer

This webinar is designed to bring together community college instructors currently teaching Street Law to share new ways to use the textbook, updates from  the Law School Admission Council, and innovative ways in which Street Law is currently being taught. During the webinar, professors will be encouraged to share their experiences. This will provide us a chance to learn from each other and create a community of Street Law faculty.   The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 2, from 3:30 to 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) Read more

9 Jul, 2014

2014 Civics & Civil Rights Institute

Washington, DC

This professional development institute provides educators with a valuable opportunity to expand their knowledge and learn new methods for teaching about civil rights.   The Civics & Civil Rights Institute is part of  Closing the Gap: Civic Leadership for Youth , an initiative through which African American students will learn about civil rights and advocacy with an end goal of developing a deep understanding of the importance and impact of the civil rights movement and how they can be active, engaged members of their communities. Read more

1 May, 2014

Community College Pathway to Law School Summit

9:00 AM Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545

Congratulations on your school's acceptance into the 2+2+3 program! As a part of this program, your school is taking part in an  innovative, unprecedented program that will provide a clear pathway from community college to law school for students who meet certain requirements. The Community College Pathway to Law School summit serves as an inauguration to the program, so that college administrators, faculty and students can become better acquainted with the program, as well as participate in law day activities. Read more

1 May, 2014

Community College Pathway to Law School Summit: Faculty Registration

9:00 AM Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545

Street Law, Inc. — in collaboration with Chabot College, the State Bar of California’s Council on Access and Fairness, the  Law School Admission Council's DiscoverLaw.org   and the S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation —   are offering a faculty development seminar for community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. Read more

1 May, 2014

Travel to Bay Area Reimbursement Application

9:00 AM Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545

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23 Apr, 2014

Best Practices Workshop for Diversity Pipeline Programs—2014

4:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington DC

Join Street Law and our national diversity pipeline partners for our annual Best Practices workshop. You'll have the chance to meet and collaborate with other professionals participating in Diversity Pipeline Programs. Together, we'll work to generate program ideas, share and celebrate successes, and identify challenges and solutions. Read more

23 Apr, 2014

2014 Awards Dinner

6:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington, DC

Thanks to all who helped make the 2014 Awards Dinner a success! This annual event generates essential support for our programs and gives us an opportunity to celebrate our greatest champions. We hope to see you again in April 2015! Read more

11 Apr, 2014

Chicago Community College Faculty Development Seminar

8:30 AM GE Capital Americas, Chicago, IL

Street Law, Inc. — in collaboration with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation  —  is offering a faculty development seminar for Chicago area community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. The program involves innovative classroom instruction and community-based learning. Read more

14 Nov, 2013

Community College Faculty Development Seminar — Northeast Region

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD

Street Law, Inc. and the Law School Admission Council's DiscoverLaw.org are offering a faculty development seminar for community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. Read more

10 Sep, 2013

Webinar: Chasing Gideon

6:00 PM Your computer or tablet

Just in time for Constitution Day, join Street Law, Inc. and a guest expert for a one-hour professional development session about the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright and current challenges in American indigent defense systems. Read more

17 Apr, 2013

Best Practices Workshop for Diversity Pipeline Programs—2013

4:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington DC

Join Street Law and our national diversity pipeline partners for our annual Best Practices workshop. You'll have the chance to meet and collaborate with other professionals participating in Diversity Pipeline Programs. Together, we'll work to generate program ideas, share and celebrate successes, and identify challenges and solutions. Read more

11 Apr, 2013

Community College Faculty Development Seminar — Southeast Region

Holland and Knight, 701 Brickell Avenue #3000, Miami, FL 33131

Street Law Inc. and the Law School Admission Council’s DiscoverLaw.org have partnered nationally to enhance community colleges’ law-based civic learning programs and guide students to consider a career in law. The partnership will train community college faculty in developing civic learning curricula and provide information about legal careers, targeting students from groups underrepresented in the legal profession. Read more

14 Nov, 2012

Community College Faculty Development Seminar — Western Region

Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 555 California Street, #2700, San Francisco, CA 94104

Street Law, Inc. — in collaboration with the Law School Admission Council's DiscoverLaw.org and the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation — is offering a faculty development seminar based on its law-based civics program for community colleges that was piloted at several community colleges during the 2011–2012 academic year. Read more

25 Oct, 2012

Community College Faculty Development Seminar — Midwest Region

DLA Piper, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1900, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Street Law, Inc. — in collaboration with the Law School Admission Council's DiscoverLaw.org and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation — is offering a faculty development seminar based on its law-based civics program for community colleges that was piloted at several community colleges during the 2011–2012 academic year. Read more

25 Apr, 2012

Best Practices Workshop for Diversity Pipeline Programs—2012

4:00 PM The Fairmont, Washington DC

Join Street Law and our national diversity pipeline partners for our annual Best Practices workshop. You'll have the chance to meet and collaborate with other professionals participating in Diversity Pipeline Programs. Together, we'll work to generate program ideas, share and celebrate successes, and identify challenges and solutions. Read more

27 Oct, 2011

Community College Faculty Development Seminar

Chicago, IL

Street Law, Inc. — in collaboration with Howard Community College and McGraw-Hill Higher Education — has designed a law-based civics course for community colleges that is being piloted at several community colleges during the 2011–2012 academic year. Read more

3 Oct, 2011

New York Legal Diversity Pipeline Workshop & Reception

White & Case, New York, NY

Join us for a workshop and reception for those involved with or interested in New York metro area Legal Diversity Pipeline programs . Explore successes and challenges in implementing Diversity Pipeline programs, share resources, meet your fellow NYC pipeline volunteers, and enjoy a cocktail hour! Read more

13 Apr, 2011

Best Practices Workshop for Diversity Pipeline Programs

The Fairmont Washington, D.C.

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Street Law's Diversity Pipeline Programming!  Join us for a workshop to meet and collaborate with other professionals participating in Diversity Pipeline Programs. Read more

2 Dec, 2010

Chicago Legal Diversity Pipeline Workshop & Reception

DLA Piper, Chicago, IL

A celebration of Street Law's Diversity Pipeline Programs in Chicago Join us for a workshop and reception for those involved with or interested in Chicagoland Legal Diversity Pipeline programs .  Explore successes and challenges in implementing Diversity Pipeline programs, share resources, meet your fellow Chicago area pipeline volunteers, and enjoy a cocktail hour! Read more

20 Nov, 2010

Deliberating in a Democracy Training Institute

Rockville, MD

Deliberating in a Democracy (DID ) is a project that trains teachers to help students increase their knowledge, skills, and inclination to engage in civil conversations and deliberations about public policy questions facing their own countries and countries around the world. Read more

28 Apr, 2010

Diversity Pipeline Best Practices Workshop

The Fairmont, Washington DC

A best practices workshop for participants in Street Law's Corporate and Law Firm Diversity Pipeline Programs, immediately preceding the  2010 Awards Dinner . Read more

18 Jun, 2009

MCPS - Teacher Training Institute

Rockville, MD

This training is for high school teachers in Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools seeking to improve their teaching of law.  Participants will meet area lawyers and receive interactive lesson plans and materials developed by Street Law, Inc. to help students learn about the judiciary, rights and responsibilities, historic landmark cases of the Supreme Court, and practical law. Read more