From the Courtroom to the Classroom: Presentations and Materials

Use this page to download the presentations and handouts to use during your classroom visits. Make sure that one member of your team brings the presentation and copies of the handouts to the classroom.

The following documents were created for Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT), Microsoft Word (DOC) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF). To download, place your cursor over the link and click the right button on your mouse. Select Save Target As and specify a location to save the files. Some of the files are quite large and may take several minutes to download.

This page includes materials both for middle school classrooms and high school classrooms. Use the schedule to find out what class level you will be working with.

Middle School Materials

Session 1

The Constitution and Bill of Rights: Free Expression

Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier: A First Amendment Case

Session 2

The Constitution and Bill of Rights: Due Process

California v. Greenwood:
A Supreme Court Case

High School Materials

Session 1

The Constitution and the Bill of Rights: Equal Protection

Gratz v. Bollinger:
A Supreme Court Case

Session 2

Chicago v. Morales


For more information, please contact:

Sylvia Andresantos, (213) 316-2127 or David De La Torre, (213) 316-2121