Links to Interesting Sites

Links to Interesting Sites

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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
Department of Justice
DOJ Kids Page
Federal Courts 
Law-related education programs for educators -PBA
Leap Kids Initiative
Project Safe Childhood
U.S. Attorney’s Office-Western District of Pennsylvania
US Marshals for Kids
open doors 2012
     
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


   
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
     

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
     

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
     

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