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The Florida Bar Journal
May, 2016 Volume 90, No. 5
Civics Resources

Page 17

Resources for K-12 Audiences
Justice Teaching
Justice Teaching, an initiative of Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis, works to pair a legal professional with every elementary, middle, and high school in the state of Florida and provides lessons for each grade level.

Founded and led by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, iCivics provides students with the tools they need for active participation and democratic action, and teachers with the materials and support to achieve this. Our free resources include print-and-go lesson plans, award-winning games, and digital interactives.

Curriculum Wheel from FLREA
Developed by The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc., this curriculum wheel provides exciting civic education lessons addressing a range of topics from citizenship to foundations to federalism.

Justice Case Files
The National Center for State Courts has developed a series of graphic novels, called Justice Case Files, which engage the reader while giving insight into how judges make decisions, how the courts protect the public, and why courts are so important to a democratic society. Available for download and purchase at

Resources for Adult Audiences
Benchmarks is an adult civic education and outreach program spearheaded by The Florida Bar Constitutional Judiciary Committee. This unique program offers judges and attorneys engaging activities to interact with the public about the courts and the Constitution.

Informed Voters Fair Judges
Informed Voters Fair Judges is a program of the National Association of Women Judges. The program focuses on increasing public knowledge regarding the importance of a fair and impartial judiciary.

Florida Law Related Education Association
Many resources for adult audiences available at; phone 850.386.8223; contact at [email protected].

[Revised: 04-26-2016]