The New Jersey Constitution, Courts and Governance Teacher Institute provides teachers in grades 4 through 12
with a comprehensive understanding of the history and functioning of the New Jersey Constitution, the judicial system and state government.
It focuses on specific topics of current interest including the death penalty, search and seizure, Mt. Laurel, education, free speech and religion.
It integrates civics, law-related education and history. This program has obtained renewed funding from the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.
The program has been offered in the summer of 1998, 2001 and 2005. Lessons and in-service workshops focused on
New Jersey courts and government are available for interested school districts.
See what your students know about New Jersey Government by taking the New Jersey Government Quiz which can be found at the "NJ Quiz" button on the left.
Preliminary lessons about New Jersey's constitution, courts and government are available on the website by clicking the lessons button on the left. Additional
lessons will be added. If you use any of the lessons, let us know about the student reponse by emailing email@example.com.