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2014 Equal Justice Under Law

Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

Friday, December 12, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)

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2014 Equal Justice Under Law

Equal Justice Under Law is a constitutional issue and public policy program for high school students designed to enhance your students understanding of a recently decided U.S. Supreme Court Case. For 2014, we will focus on, Elonis v. United States. This case discusses whether conviction of threatening another person on Facebook requires proof of the defendant's intent to threaten.

Benefits of participation:

  • Teachers receive case materials, policy analysis tools, interactive strategies, and classroom lessons.
  • Students receive training on issues, policy analysis tools, and case materials. Students also have the opportunity to meet public officials, legal experts, policymakers, and peers from different schools and discuss current policy questions.

This year's important dates are:

November 14, 2014 – student training for 2 student delegates from each school (downtown Chicago)

December 12, 2014 – conference for all student delegates** (downtown Chicago)

Equal Justice Under Law is a program of the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and is supported in part by a grant from the Stuart Family Foundation.

**There is no limit on the number of students who participate in school-based activities. The maximum number of student delegates per school will be determined by the total number of registered schools for the program. In general, delegations normally include 10-12 students per school.  Exceptions can sometimes be made on a case-by-case basis.

For More Information Contact:

Dee Runaas
Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago
205 West Randolph, Suite 1245
Chicago, Illinois 60606

(312) 663-9057
(312) 663-4321 fax


Have questions about 2014 Equal Justice Under Law? Contact Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

When & Where

Dirksen Federal Building
219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604

Friday, December 12, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)

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Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago (CRFC) strengthens American democracy by providing elementary and secondary students with hands-on learning about the Constitution to prepare them for informed civic engagement. Nonprofit and nonpartisan, CRFC develops and delivers interactive programming, classroom-tested professional development, and problem-based curricula that address rights and responsibilities, law, and policy. CRFC was founded in 1974 as part of the Constitutional Rights Foundation in Los Angeles and in 1990 became an independent 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Chicago.

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