• Understanding the Court

    The nine justices have handed down key decisions on health care, same-sex marriage, fair housing, redistricting and lethal injection this term. Learn about the history and procedures of the nation's highest court.
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  • New Classroom Resources!

    Check out these selected video lectures from our online course on the Constitution. Topics range from the creation of the Constitution to how the Constitution applies to modern controversies.
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  • Online Constitution Course

    Explore the Constitution and the Bill of Rights through our free online course. The journey begins with the origin of our founding document, examines how it has changed over the years and discusses the Supreme Court cases that show how the Framers' ideas have fared in modern times.  A study guide will be available. The course starts Sept. 21.
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  • Preamble Challenge!

    Join students across the nation and take the Preamble Challenge on Constitution Day! It's a fun, easy way to fulfill the Byrd Amendment, which requires educational institutions that receive federal funding to teach the Constitution on September 17. A free Teacher Toolkit is provided. 

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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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  • Annenberg Classroom's That's Your Right Game
    That's Your Right!

    An exciting new digital card game that helps students learn about their rights under the Bill of Rights.

    Challenge your classmates to a game with our new multiplayer option!
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