Americans are more likely to interact with their state and local governments than their federal counterparts — and that includes the courts. State courts hear more than 90 percent of […]
If adults lack knowledge or interest in civics, how can they model what it means to be a good citizen? For decades, federal and state courts have engaged in educational […]
The past few years have been a wild ride, and I say that as a former rodeo cowboy. America has endured a confluence of overlapping crises: pandemic, recession, impeachment, social […]
Read how judges are taking up the call to improve and expand civics education — in schools, in civic organizations, and in courtrooms.
On mar. 28, 1996, Justices David Souter and Anthony Kennedy testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee to discuss the Supreme Court’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Souter, appointed by […]
Public interest in the American jury system is at an all-time high. Late last year, NPR’s hit podcast “Serial” pulled in over 1 million listeners per week as it recounted […]
Dean Levi turns to leaders in the judiciary — Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye (Supreme Court of California), Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht (Supreme Court of Texas), and Chief Judge Robert […]