• Understanding the Court

    Learn about the history, procedures and inner workings of the nation's highest court  when high school students meet with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. for a conversation about the Supreme Court. The Court opens its session on October 3, 2016.
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  • New Video!

    Explore the history of this First Amendment right  and how it's evolved through the years, leading to the landmark Pentagon Papers case, New York Times v. United States, in which the Supreme Court ruled that prior restraint is unconstitutional.
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  • Learning From Our Past

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Executive Order 9066 authorized the removal and detention of Americans of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast. Re-released for Constitution Day, this film can help students understand the consequences of discriminatory behavior during times of national tension.
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  • Presidency & Voting

    Find a selection of excellent classroom videos for teaching about the executive branch and voting.
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  • More Great Resources

    Explore a range of standards-aligned resources for all grade levels from 26 nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations that form the Civics Renewal Network. It's an easy way to find great teaching resources for civics education at one website.
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  • Thurgood

    Thurgood Marshall, the nation’s first African American Supreme Court justice, is portrayed by actor Laurence Fishburne in this film production of the award-winning play about  the life of the civil rights legend. 
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