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Links to interesting websites

This page contains links to non-court websites and are not maintained by this court.

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  ACBA Community Outreach
  Annenberg Classroom
  Civics games and lesson
  Constitutional resources
  Department of Justice
  DOJ Kids Page
  U.S. Courts Educational Outreach 
  Federal Courts 
  Law-related education programs for educators -PBA
  Leap Kids Initiative
  Project Safe Childhood
  Teaching Tools for Civics Education
  U.S. Attorney’s Office-Western District of Pennsylvania
  U.S. Courts Educational Outreach 
  US Marshals for Kids
   

ACBA Community Outreach

http://www.acba.org/Public/index.asp
The Allegheny County Bar Association has more than 60 active committees working on and discussing legal issues that affect the general public. Those committees have produced several successful ongoing programs that are free to the public.

  ACBA Community Outreach
     

Annenberg Classroom

http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/
This area features multimedia civics programs created by the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics (LAIC) to help students and citizens of all ages better understand the pillars of democracy.

 

  Annenberg Classroom
     

Civics games and lesson

http://www.icivics.org/
This link features multiple sites:

iCivics is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need for civic participation, and that civics teachers need better materials and support.

  i civics
     

ConSource

http://www.consource.org/
This link features multiple sites:

ConSource is a free online library of constitutional history. We digitize and cross-reference source documents written by individuals who drafted, ratified, and influenced the creation of the U.S. Constitution and its Amendments. We also run programs and host events that make use of constitutional sources.

  i civics

 

   

Department of Justice

http://www.usdoj.gov

U.S. Attorney’s Office-Western District of Pennsylvania
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/paw/

DOJ Kids Page
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/eousa/kidspage/

Project Safe Childhood
http://www.projectsafechildhood.gov/

The DOJ Kids Page explains courthouses and courtroom staff, what’s involved in a federal prosecutor’s job, and takes kids through a real FBI case.
The Safe Childhood site has great tips for parents and children on how to protect kids from internet predators.

  DOJ
     

Federal Courts

Federal_Courts_Page
This link features multiple sites:

Understanding the Federal Courts:
Federal Courts and What They Do
Handbook for Federal Grand Jurors
Welcome to the Federal Courts:
Handbook for Trial Jurors Serving in the United States District Court

  PAWD
     

Leap Kids Initiative

http://www.leap-kids.com/

LEAP-Kids is a statewide and regional promoter of the civic mission of our schools and communities with a focus on providing conflict resolution instruction, peer mediation training, school safety planning and bullying prevention education.

  ACBA Community Outreach
     

PBA Web Site


Law-related education programs for educators

The PBA promotes justice, respect for the rule of law, professional excellence, and betterment of the legal profession. The PBA is also deeply committed to enhancing public understanding of the legal system and to improving access to legal services for everyone, regardless of their ability to pay.
 

  PBA Web site
     

Teaching Tools for Civics Education

https://www.sites.google.com/site/courtcivics/

This website-based set of resources is intended to assist judges, members of the federal court system, educators and others in their outreach to students and teachers, in both classroom and courtroom presentations. 

  ACBA Community Outreach
     

U. S. Courts Educational Outreach

U.S. Courts Educational Resources
This link features multiple sites:

Educational Activities
Supreme Court Landmarks
Annual Observances
About Educational Outreach

 

US Marshals for Kids

US_Marshals Page
This link features multiple sites:

US Marshals Service
US Marshals Service, Western District of Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force
Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force “Most Wanted”
History of the US Marshals Service
US Marshals Service Career Opportunities
US Marshals Service Gang Resistance Education and Training

  Marshals Page