Democracy, civics and active participation in the community are not things with which we are born — they must be learned.Which is why Classroom Law Project brings vital and engaging civics and law-related education programs into Oregon schools, teaching students at all grade levels the values and skills essential to being a participating citizen in our democracy. Each year, our innovative, timely, practical and fun programs involve and inspire over 880 teachers and 63,000 students across Oregon. We are fortunate to partner with Lewis and Clark Law School.
Every year, hard-working teams of high school students gather in the nation’s capital to demonstrate their knowledge of the complex workings of our Constitution and democracy. On April 24, the Grant High School Generals placed second in the prestigious competition, coming in behind the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies from […]
On April 26, Classroom Law Project honored Justice Hans Linde as the 2017 Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen. Justice Linde is a retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice and long-time legal educator and scholar. He is renowned as one of the foremost thinkers in constitutional law, particularly as it applies to state constitutions and the […]
The 31st annual Oregon Mock Trial state competition was fiercely competitive this year, with sixteen high school teams traveling from as far away as Baker City to hold trials at the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse in downtown Portland. Two days and three rounds winnowed the competition down to two finalists: St. Mary’s Academy (Portland) and […]
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CLP 2015-16 Annual Report
We are proud of the work we accomplished during the 2015-16 year.
A big thank you to our wonderful community of students, teachers, volunteers and supporters who helped to make it all possible.