Lesson Plans and Resources

Judges in the Classroom is like a Speakers Bureau, as teachers may choose to invite judges to present as part of their curriculum. Judicial Officers are also prepared to engage students in the lessons listed below, which are adapted from a similar program in the State of Washington.

Judges in the Classroom is like a Speakers Bureau, as teachers may choose to invite judges to present as part of their curriculum. Judicial Officers are also prepared to engage students in the lessons listed below, which are adapted from a similar program in the State of Washington.

Elementary School
Introduction to the Judicial Branch: No Animals Allowed
5th Grade: Salem Witch Trial

Middle School
Salem Witch Trial
Introduction to the Judicial Branch: No Vehicles Allowed

High School
Introduction to the Judicial Branch: No Vehicles Allowed
Landmark Case: Riley vs. California
Accompanying Powerpoint

Overview

About the Program
Program Flyer


For Teachers

Request a Judge to Visit
Lesson Plans and Resources


For Judges

Volunteer to Visit


Contact

JudicialOutreach@jud.ca.gov
 

Judges in the Classroom in California is adapted from the Washington State Courts program by the same name.