Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved


2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute

Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute

Registration Information

Registration Type Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration $200.00 $0.00
A Donation for Civics in the Classroom Enter donation ($)

Share 2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute

Event Details

2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute - July 10-12, 2017

This three-day institute is designed to promote a greater understanding of the Supreme Court of the United States and its roles in American government. 



  • Learn how and why the U.S. Supreme Court hears certain cases. 
  • Examine the facts, constitutional questions, and precedents for two decisions from the October 2016 term. Learn how judicial decisions affect state and federal public policy.
  • Interact with IIT Chicago-Kent law professors, former U.S. Supreme Court clerks, and other legal experts who will share their perspectives and demonstrate ways in which resource people can support classroom teaching.
  • Acquire practical experience in interactive strategies helpful for teaching students to discuss and deliberate controversial issues and promote their understanding of the Supreme Court and its cases.
  • Receive classroom-ready lessons for teaching historical and current U.S. Supreme Court decisions
  • Earn up to 18 Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) for the institute. 
  • Participants will receive curriculum materials, continental breakfast, and lunch each day.



A block of rooms have been held at Club Quarters Hotel on Adams Street, within walking distance of the institute site. Contact CRFC to be included in the hotel rooming list. CRFC will reimburse participants up to $200 for lodging and travel expenses for participants from outside the Metropolitan Chicago area.



For more information, contact:                      

Dee Runaas at or (312) 663-9057 x203



CRFC gratefully acknowledges the Chicago-Kent School of Law and ISCOTUS for hosting this institute.



Have questions about 2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute? Contact Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

Save This Event

Event Saved


IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661


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. Founded in 1974, CRFC is an independent 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Chicago.



  Contact the Organizer
2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute
Things to do in Chicago, IL Class Government

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.