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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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