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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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Sixteen Teams Advance to State!

Teams of high school students convened at county courthouses across Oregon to compete in the 31st annual mock trial competition. The 2017 regional competitions were hosted in seven courthouses across the state. Top teams from each region will compete in the state finals at the Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland on March 17-18, 2017. The […]

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Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit

Please join us at the Classroom Law Project Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit on April 26, 2017, at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. It is going to be an extra special evening! We are proud to announce that the 2017 recipient of the Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen […]

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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 […]

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Grant wins State We the People Constitution Team Competition

Civic participation was on display in downtown Portland this Saturday. As an estimated 100,000 people marched in defense of basic rights, nearly 200 high school students demonstrated their impressive knowledge of our Constitution in the State We the People Competition.  Grant High School took first place this year, marking the ninth year in a row […]


Six We the People Teams Advance to State

Lake Oswego High School hosted the 2017 We the People/Constitution Team Regional Competition on January 5. It was a rousing evening of constitutional knowledge, and a great time was had by all. Six teams will advance to the state competition. DIVISION A First Place – Lincoln Second Place – Central Catholic DIVISION B First Place […]


Surprise someone you love by supporting CLP today!

2016 has been a year of big surprises. Now one more, and this one is a good one! Surprise someone you love when you GIVE! to CLP TODAY through Give!Guide and you may win McMenamins Downtown Getaway! If you’ve been dreaming of a true Portland staycation, here’s your chance! THE GETAWAY… Experience Portland music venue staple, […]


Celebrate Bill of Rights Day by supporting civic education TODAY!

Our rights define who we are as a people and a nation. Help us prepare a new generation of active and aware citizens by giving to Classroom Law Project via the Willamette Week Give!Guide Today! And you may win “98,000 Square Miles of YES” Prize A bundle of cultural adventures in Eastern Oregon, Portland, and the […]


The Cats of CLP say, “We had a ball, and so can you, if you give thru the Give!Guide today!”

Today only! Give to Classroom Law Project via the Give!Guide and enter to win a a Salt & Straw Party at Pip’s & Bounce! Balls, balls everywhere! Chasing down ping pong balls is hard work and Oscar deserves a reward. What better than a bowl of Salt & Straw to make for one happy kitty. You […]


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