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.

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Classroom Law Project Celebrates Justice Hans Linde

  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 […]


St. Mary’s Academy Wins State Mock Trial Competition

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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The Bob and Marilyn Ridgley Classroom Law Project Scholarship

Know any high school seniors? Bob and Marilyn Ridgley are co-founders of Classroom Law Project and as part of their legacy to Classroom Law Project, the State of Oregon and its youth, they established this generous scholarship for Oregon high school graduating seniors. The scholarship recipient receives $2500 each year for four years, for a […]


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.

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Watch Classroom Law Project in action!

We The CLPeople from Classroom Law Project on Vimeo.

Production Credit: Melissa Powers from In-House Productions. 



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