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2009 National Poll
 

Judicial Outreach: Featured Programs

Featured Judicial Outreach Programs

Our Courts Colorado

Our Courts Colorado is a joint activity of the Colorado Judicial Institute and the Colorado Bar Association that provides nonpartisan information programs to adult audiences around the state to advance public knowledge and understanding of the state and federal courts in Colorado.

 

Benchmarks, Florida

 An initiative of the Florida Bar Association and its Judicial Independence Committee, “Benchmarks: Raising the Bar on Civics Education”  is designed to give attorneys and judges activities that they can use to teach the fundamentals of government and the courts to adult civic and community groups.

 

American Bar Association Least Understood Branch Project (LUB)

The Least Understood Branch (LUB) Project is a joint effort of the ABA Standing Committee on Judicial Independence and the Judicial Division, with the League of Women Voters, Justice at Stake, and the for State Courts as participating entities.  The LUB Project focuses on partnering with state and local bar associations to carry the message of the importance of fair and impartial courts in our democracy to every possible venue in their communities.

 

Idaho Citizens' Law Academy

The Citizens' Law Academy (CLA) is an adult public information program of the Idaho State Bar. It is supported by the Idaho District Bar Associations and the U.S. Federal Courts Community Outreach grants. In 2000, CLA was implemented in 4th District to create an educational interaction between the public and the legal community.

 

American Judicature Society listing of outreach programs

Courts and judges across the country, often in cooperation with bar associations and civic organizations, engage in a variety of efforts to promote greater understanding of court processes and the role of the courts in our society. The American Judicature Society maintains a list of active programs.

 

 
 
 
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